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Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Rick Perry speak to the media during a press conference at the front gate of Fort Hood about Iraq War veteran Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on April 4, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas Abuzz About Possible Perry-Cruz 2016 Battle

Two Texans, one White House. Is the 2016 Republican campaign trail big enough?

16 hours ago

Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Rick Perry speak to the media during a press conference at the front gate of Fort Hood about Iraq War veteran Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on April 4, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Perry, Cruz Speak At RedState Gathering In Fort Worth

Sounding more than ever like a 2016 presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling for a national “rebellion” against a “power-hungry, oppressive” president.

08/08/2014

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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Details On The Dallas Bid For The GOP 2016 Convention

Dallas has been named as one of only four cities still in the running to host the next Republican National Convention. During the second week of June members of the RNC site selection committee will visit North Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–05/22/2014

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Perry Group’s 2nd National Ad Touts Job Growth

Gov. Rick Perry is again hitting the national airwaves, this time blaming the White House for the nation’s stubbornly high unemployment rate and touting Republican-led states where job growth has been stronger.

11/08/2013

While George Bush was serving as the governor of Texas, brother Jeb Bush was serving as the governor of Florida.

Jeb Bush: Romney’s Stance On Immigration Was Costly

Jeb Bush writes in a new book that Mitt Romney moved so far to the right on immigration that it proved “all but impossible” for the Republican presidential nominee to appeal to Hispanic voters in the 2012 election.

03/04/2013

An pollster loads paper in a primary registration machine at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas on February 19, 2008. (credit: by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Early Voting Down Statewide In Texas

More than 150,000 fewer Texans voted early this year than in 2008, according to the Texas Secretary of State’s office, and that might signal a lower turnout overall.

11/05/2012

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Why Do We Vote?

There’s always grousing about people who don’t bother to vote. But look at it another way: An estimated 133 million Americans will cast ballots in Tuesday’s election.

11/05/2012

US President Back Obama smiles at the end of a campaign rally at the Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport October 25, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio.(Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: New Jobs Growth Part Of ‘Real Progress’

President Barack Obama is hailing another month of job growth but declaring “we’ve got more work to do” following the latest employment snapshot showing U.S. employers added 171,000 jobs in October.

11/02/2012

US Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney talks to supporters calling for donations during a storm relief campaign event to help people who suffered from hurricane Sandy, in Kettering, Ohio, on October 30, 2012.(Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney Seizes On Uptick In Unemployment Rate

Mitt Romney says the one-tenth-of-a-point increase in the unemployment rate to 7.9 percent is, quote, “a sad reminder that the economy is at a virtual standstill.”

11/02/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Poll: Romney Holds Big Lead In Texas

Republican Mitt Romney holds a commanding lead over President Barack Obama in the presidential race in Texas, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

10/29/2012

Former Vice President Dick Cheney prepares to speak at the Gerald R. Ford Foundation's annual Journalism Awards on June 1, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Cheney To Attend Dallas Event With Romney’s Son

Former Vice President Dick Cheney will headline a Dallas fundraiser for Mitt Romney with one of the GOP nominee’s sons. Organizers say Cheney is expected to be joined Thursday night by Josh Romney.

10/25/2012

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