Governor Rick Perry

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Governor Perry Deploys Up To 1,000 National Guard To Border

On Monday, Governor Rick Perry deployed up to 1,000 National Guard and some state guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border. At a news conference at the State Capitol, the Governor said, “The price of inaction is too high for Texans to pay.”

CBS 11–07/21/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry announces his intention to deploy National Guard troops to border. (credit: CBS 11 News)

POLL: Do You Support Perry’s Plan To Deploy Troops?

Gov. Rick Perry says he’s deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tied of “lip service” from the federal government.

CBS 11–07/21/2014

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

Perry-Paul Launch Foreign Policy War Of Words

The dispute between Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Texas Gov. Rick Perry highlights a broader divide within the GOP over international affairs in one of the first public clashes of the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential primary process.

07/14/2014

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Obama Calls Meeting With Perry “Constructive”

After all the back and forth criticism between Governor Perry and The White House, the Governor got what he wanted Wednesday: a one on one meeting with President Obama.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2014

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Poll: Should President Obama Visit The Border?

President Obama is resisting calls to visit the border while he is in Texas on Wednesday and Thursday for political fundraisers.

07/09/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry Shuns Obama In Austin, Wants Border Meeting

Gov. Rick Perry says he’s declined an offer to greet President Barack Obama when he arrives in the Texas capital on Wednesday.

07/07/2014

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Governor Perry Testifies On Child Immigration Crisis

Gov. Rick Perry has testified at a U.S. House Homeland Security Committee hearing in South Texas that in addition to the humanitarian crisis created by a flood of unaccompanied child immigrants, there is a crisis involving border security.

07/03/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

White House Hits Back Against Governor Perry On Border Crisis

The White House says the Obama administration will continue to “rigorously” enforce the law when it comes to addressing the flood of unaccompanied child immigrants at the southern border.

07/03/2014

California Senator Ted Gaines. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Fighting Back: Senator Tries To Lure Texas Companies To California

A California lawmaker has turned the tables on Texas ā€“ declaring it open season on Texas jobs. On Monday, California Senator Ted Gaines stood out in front of the Texas State Capitol and said, ā€œIā€™m fighting back.ā€

CBS 11–06/30/2014

U.S. Border Patrol patch.  (Associated Press photo)

Republicans & Democrats Support State Border Surge Operations

During its newly ordered surge operations along the Texas-Mexico border, the state Department of Public Safety says it will target drug dealers, human traffickers, and gangs.

06/19/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Could Gov. Perry Be Mulling Move To California?

The Republican has made persuading top employers to move to Texas a centerpiece of his administration. He’s led job-poaching missions in Democratically controlled states.

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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