Rick Perry

Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

A recent patrol with state troopers on the Rio Grande illustrates the challenges that as many as 1,000 National Guard troops will face along the Texas-Mexico border in... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Gov. Rick Perry sending National Guard to Texas border

Gov. Rick Perry says he's deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tired of "lip service" from the federal government. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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As 2016 looms, Chris Christie skirts hot-button issues

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who bills himself as a say-what-I-think straight-talker, has been unusually silent recently on some hot-button national issues. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Rick Perry and Rand Paul launch foreign policy war of words

Two leading Republicans have begun an unusually personal war of words over foreign policy. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Fall elections loom over National Governors Association meeting

Partisan divisions over immigration, education and health care are intensifying as dozens of the nation's governors meet just months before elections thick with... Read more »

July 11, 2014

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President Obama aims to shift border crisis political debate

Faced with a potentially awkward scene at the Texas-Mexico border, President Barack Obama sought to recast the political debate over a flood of young migrants as a... Read more »

July 10, 2014

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