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Texas Governor Rick Perry waits during his introduction before addressing Austin's largest naturalization ceremony at the Delco Activity Center on May 11, 2007 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Taylor Jones/Getty Images)

Perry Expected To Announce National Guard Border Deployment

Gov. Rick Perry will announce the deployment of as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border to help stem the tide of immigrants surging into the country illegally, according to conservative activists and media reports.

07/20/2014

Male undocumented immigrants rest at the U.S. Border Patrol detainee processing center on April 11, 2013 in McAllen, Texas.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Broad Resistance To Border Bill

The White House is meeting growing resistance from both the left and the right as it pushes a multibillion-dollar emergency spending bill for the southern border.

07/17/2014

A woman holds prescription birth control pills. (credit: Tim Matsui/Getty Images)

Dems Seek Edge In Contraception Ruling

Democrats see a political winner in the defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with religious objections may deny coverage for contraceptives.

07/16/2014

Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Texas Woman Faces Ricin Letters Sentencing

A Texas woman who had minor acting roles in film and television faces sentencing for sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and now-former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

07/16/2014

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Obama Envisions Cars That Talk To Other Cars

President Obama imagines a time when cars will be able to talk with other cars, or with the road. He said that such technology could prevent crashes and cut down on traffic.

07/15/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry: Israel Has Absolute Right; Responsibility To Defend Its People

Governor Rick Perry of Texas released a statement Friday supporting Israel in its ongoing conflict with Hamas.

07/11/2014

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks at a press conference at the Dirksen Federal Building on June 13, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Johnson Says Immigrant Kids Draining Funds

The agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally could run out of money in August unless additional funding is approved by Congress.

07/11/2014

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks at a press conference at the Dirksen Federal Building on June 13, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Johnson Presses $3.7 Billion Border Request

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is going to Capitol Hill to make the case for President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion to help with unaccompanied child immigrants.

07/10/2014

President Barack Obama speaks with Texas Gov. Rick Perry after arriving on Air Force One at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas on May 9, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama & Perry To Discuss Border Crisis

The crisis at the border will bring together two political rivals in Dallas. President Obama will touch down in North Texas and meet face-to-face with Gov. Rick Perry.

07/09/2014

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Obama To Hold Border Crisis Meeting

President Obama will discuss the crisis at the border with faith leaders and Texas officials on Wednesday. Gov. Rick Perry was among those calling for Obama to visit the border.

07/08/2014

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More Border Money Before Policy Proposals

President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for emergency spending of more than $2 billion to deal with the crisis of unaccompanied kids at the Southern border, but for now he won’t seek legal changes to send the children back home more quickly.

07/08/2014

Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River May 26, 2010, near Hidalgo. (credit: Getty Images/Scott Olson)

Sights & Smells Of Immigrant Kid Holding Cells

Children’s faces pressed against glass. Hundreds of young boys and girls covered with aluminum-foil-like blankets next to chain link fences topped with barbed wire. The pungent odor that comes with keeping people in close quarters.

06/19/2014

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