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Perry Criticizes Border Security To Group of Hispanic Ministers

Governor Rick Perry took his border security criticisms to an audience of Hispanic ministers in San Antonio, telling them the federal government should put more Border Patrol troops on the ground and drones in the air to secure the Texas-Mexico border.

CBS 11–07/19/2014

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President To Visit Dallas, Discuss Border Crisis

President Obama is headed to Dallas and Austin this week, a trip that began as a fundraising effort for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, but will now include meetings to discuss the crisis at the Texas border.

07/08/2014

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Border Security Back In Front Of Texas Lawmakers

Plans to ramp up patrols along the Texas-Mexico border at a potential cost of $1.3 million a week are getting new attention in the Capitol.

07/01/2014

US Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Border Sheriffs: DHS Secretary’s Visit To Texas Border ‘Too Late’

The Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson’s arrival in Texas is being met with mixed feelings by some law enforcement officials along the border.

06/20/2014

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)

TX Lawmakers Say Special Session May Be Needed To Secure Border

State Rep. Debbie Riddle says that the surge of illegal immigrants along the Rio Grande Valley has passed crisis levels, with over 100,000 expected to be captured this year.

06/17/2014

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GOP Governors: EPA Carbon Dioxide Rules A Job Killer

Republican governors from oil-and-gas rich states met in Texas Monday and said that new federal rules designed to cut global warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030 will kill jobs and growth.

06/16/2014

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Gov. Perry In Iowa To Back Senate Candidate

Gov. Rick Perry is in Iowa, campaigning for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Whitaker, and rekindling friendships as he weighs a second bid for president.

05/28/2014

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Miller Wins GOP Nod For Agriculture Commissioner

Former lawmaker Sid Miller has won the Republican nomination for Texas agriculture commissioner after a runoff boosted by a rare endorsement from Gov. Rick Perry.

05/27/2014

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Perry Sends Obama Letter Slamming Energy Policies

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has written a letter to President Obama slamming his energy policies, while touting Texas’ economy, energy industry and environmental regulations.

05/19/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry: Oklahoma Execution ‘Went Terribly Wrong’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says “something went terribly wrong” during the botched execution of an Oklahoma inmate, but declined to call it inhumane.

05/05/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Campaign 2016: Texas Gov. Perry Says He Needs More Prep

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he hasn’t made a decision on whether or not to run for president again in 2016. But the governor made one thing clear — he needs more preparation.

04/24/2014

Decisions... decisions. What's next for James Richard “Rick” Perry? (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Perry’s Lawyer In Veto Probe Hired At $450 Hourly

The attorney Gov. Rick Perry hired amid a grand jury investigation into abuse of power allegations has a $450 hourly contract.

04/15/2014

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