Rick Perry

Obama, in Texas, presses middle-class jobs agenda

Offering a more upbeat view of the economy, President Barack Obama resurrected his jobs proposals Thursday, advancing modest initiatives as he pushed for action on... Read more »

May 9, 2013


Texas high school cheerleaders win Bible-banners case

A Texas judge has ruled that Kountze High School cheerleaders aren't violating the Constitution by displaying banners with biblical verses at football games. Read more »

May 9, 2013


Irresponsible states will lose jobs to the others

Last month, Texas Gov. Rick Perry made national news by mounting a campaign to recruit businesses from Illinois to Texas. Perry aired $80,000 worth of radio ads in... Read more »

May 9, 2013


Local Scouting leaders urged to 'vote their conscience' on policy regarding gays

The Great Salt Lake Council of the Boy Scouts of America voted Wednesday to not take an official position on a proposed membership policy that would end the practice... Read more »

May 8, 2013


Buck-passing in Texas

Officials have yet to answer a lot of questions about the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, but one answer — "It wasn't my job" — consistently... Read more »

May 8, 2013


NRA official at annual convention: 'Culture war' more than gun rights

Fresh off a huge victory over President Barack Obama on gun control, the message from the National Rifle Association is clear: The fight has just begun. Read more »

May 3, 2013


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