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An Israeli Merkava tank rolls along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, on July 30, 2014, as it returns from combat in the Palestinian enclave.  (credit: Gil Cohen Magen/AFP/Getty Images)

Perry: America Must End ‘Ambivalence’ On Israel

During a rally for Israel in Dallas, Governor Rick Perry told attendees that America must end a “policy of calculated ambivalence” toward the Middle East.

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Border Patrol Agents Monitor US-Mexico Border

Texas Hoping National & State Guard Troops Will Choose To Go To Border

Texas is asking National and State Guard troops to volunteer to go to the border. But because this is considered active state duty, the Guard troops will get paid.

07/23/2014

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 Governor Rick Perry waits during his introduction before addressing Austin's largest naturalization ceremony at the Delco Activity Center on May 11, 2007 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Taylor Jones/Getty Images)

Perry Expected To Announce National Guard Border Deployment

Gov. Rick Perry will announce the deployment of as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border to help stem the tide of immigrants surging into the country illegally, according to conservative activists and media reports.

07/20/2014

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

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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

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

Perry: Israel Has Absolute Right; Responsibility To Defend Its People

Governor Rick Perry of Texas released a statement Friday supporting Israel in its ongoing conflict with Hamas.

07/11/2014

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks at a press conference at the Dirksen Federal Building on June 13, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Johnson Presses $3.7 Billion Border Request

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is going to Capitol Hill to make the case for President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion to help with unaccompanied child immigrants.

07/10/2014

President Barack Obama speaks with Texas Gov. Rick Perry after arriving on Air Force One at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas on May 9, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama & Perry To Discuss Border Crisis

The crisis at the border will bring together two political rivals in Dallas. President Obama will touch down in North Texas and meet face-to-face with Gov. Rick Perry.

07/09/2014

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Support Mixed For Immigration Plan At Meeting Of Dallas County Commissioners

Governor Rick Perry and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings were asked to attend a meeting with the President and local faith leaders when Obama is in Dallas Wednesday for a fund-raiser.

07/08/2014

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Obama To Hold Border Crisis Meeting

President Obama will discuss the crisis at the border with faith leaders and Texas officials on Wednesday. Gov. Rick Perry was among those calling for Obama to visit the border.

07/08/2014

Gov. Rick Perry (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Perry Testifies On Child Immigration Crisis

The tens of thousands of Central American children entering the U.S. illegally is both a humanitarian crisis and a national security one, Texas Gov. Rick Perry testified Thursday at a congressional field hearing in South Texas.

07/03/2014

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