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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)

Perry & Cruz At GOP Gathering: 2016 Preview?

Two Texans who are eyeing possible 2016 presidential runs are addressing the kind of top-tier conservative event that is necessary to build the required national support.

08/08/2014

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

Skeptics Aside, Perry Marching Toward 2016

Those close to Texas Gov. Rick Perry say that he is aggressively eyeing a second presidential bid, even if that means he has to rebuild a political operation from scratch.

08/06/2014

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Price Back To Work At Commissioners Court

Tuesday marked the first time that Dallas County commissioners have met since John Wiley Price’s arrest nearly two weeks ago, and, so far, it has been business as usual.

08/05/2014

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GOP Weighs New Border Bill To Break Logjam

House Republicans expressed optimism that a revised $694 million bill addressing the surge of immigrants at the border would win over reluctant conservatives.

08/01/2014

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GOP Scrambles For Border Bill Votes

There was some late maneuvering on Wednesday ahead of a planned vote on Thursday on a $659 million bill to send resources that would address the immigration crisis on the border.

07/31/2014

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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