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Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Perry In Iowa Again Courting Voters

Gov. Rick Perry is visiting Iowa for the fourth time in eight months, hoping to win over Republicans who delivered him a caucus loss when he ran for president two years ago.

07/19/2014

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

Cleveland was chosen as the site for the 2016 Republican National Convention, on July 8, 2014. (credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Big Disappointment For Big D After Losing 2016 Republican Convention

Dallas pulled out all the stops to woo Republicans and win their 2016 political convention. But on Tuesday, all of the dazzle fizzled into reality: Big D lost the convention to Cleveland.

CBS 11–07/08/2014

Men wearing cowboy hats stand on the arena floor before the start of the abbreviated first day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dallas Loses Bid To Host 2016 RNC

Dallas will not be hosting the Republican National Convention in 2016. The party’s site selection committee has selected Cleveland. This is a big loss for Dallas.

07/08/2014

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RNC Panel To Recommend Convention Site

A Republican National Committee panel is about to choose between Dallas and Cleveland to host the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential convention.

07/08/2014

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Legal, Political Hurdles In Child Migrant Crisis

The legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama administration as it copes with thousands of Central American children entering the country illegally has come into sharp focus.

07/06/2014

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Criticism Building Against Plan For Unaccompanied Minors

Opposition and criticism are building against Dallas County Commissioner Clay Jenkins’ plan to bring to Dallas 2,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America who crossed the Texas border.

07/03/2014

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Dallas Still Swinging In 2-City Fight For 2016 RNC

Dallas was a late entry to host the 2016 GOP Presidential Nominating Convention. But Wednesday the Republican National Committee whittled down its list of finalists to Dallas and Cleveland.

CBS 11–06/25/2014

Men wearing cowboy hats stand on the arena floor before the start of the abbreviated first day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dallas One Of Two Finalists To Host 2016 GOP Convention

It looks like the elephant-themed party paid off. The Republican National Committee announced on Wednesday that Dallas is still in the running to host the 2016 GOP Convention.

06/25/2014

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 participates in a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Republican Governors Talk Energy Policy

A group of Republican governors from oil-and-gas rich states will gather in Houston to discuss energy policy and slam the newest regulations passed by the EPA and backed by President Barack Obama.

06/16/2014

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RNC Site Selection Committee Leaves DFW

Dallas city leaders have already started grading themselves on Friday after the Republican National Convention site selection committee visited North Texas.

06/13/2014

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