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Rick Perry

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  • Sheriffs question Perry move to send National Guard troops to border

    AUSTIN, Texas Leaders along the Texas border with Mexico slammed Gov. Rick Perry's move Monday to send 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas, saying overwhelmed counties need law enforcement and charitabile aid, not militarization. Perry portrayed...
  • Gov. Perry to deploy Texas National Guard troops for border crisis

    AUSTIN, Texas Doing what President Barack Obama would not do, Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday that he will deploy up to 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to augment a month-old state police surge on the Texas-Mexico border and will bill the federal...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry orders 1,000 National Guard troops to border

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced plans Monday to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the state’s border with Mexico, faulting federal officials for “empty promises” in dealing with an influx of Central American children and...
  • Rick Perry on border troops: 'The price of inaction is too high'

    Rick Perry on border troops: 'The price of inaction is too high'
    Texas Governor Rick Perry said on Monday he planned to send 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Mexican border to boost security during an influx of illegal immigration by children, a move that could increase pressure on President Barack Obama....
  • Texas Governor Perry to deploy up to 1,000 National Guard troops to border

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry said on Monday he would deploy up to 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the state's border with Mexico to boost the state's security effort against illegal immigration. Perry, who had called on U.S....
  • Fewer children arriving at the border unaccompanied, White House says

    The number of children arriving at the border unaccompanied has dropped sharply so far this month, according to preliminary data released by the White House. The number of unaccompanied minors picked up by Border Patrol agents in the first two weeks...
  • Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status

    Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status
    In a fiery speech at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said he was confident after meeting with President Obama last week that the president will move forward in the coming months with an executive order that...
  • Pivoting to foreign policy, Rick Perry strikes two adversaries [Commentary]

    Pivoting to foreign policy, Rick Perry strikes two adversaries [Commentary]
     President Obama's yearning to become a peacetime president continues to be frustrated by the reality on the ground in the Middle East, and by Republicans' zeal to capitalize on it politically at home. The disintegration of Iraq, the emergence of a...
  • RedBlueAmerica: What should the US do about illegal immigrant children?

    The crisis along the southern U.S. border has politicians and immigration officials scrambling. More than 52,000 children, mostly from Central American nations, have arrived so far this year. The Department of Homeland Security is running out of space...
  • Jindal visits Lehigh Valley for Corbett fundraiser

    Jindal visits Lehigh Valley for Corbett fundraiser
    Gov. Tom Corbett continued his statewide pension reform roadshow Wednesday in the Lehigh Valley, where he also squeezed in an evening fundraiser with a little out-of-state GOP star power. The Republican incumbent – facing the growing prospect of...
  • Texas veterans group wins ruling on Confederate flag license plates

    AUSTIN, Texas A Southern heritage group defeated Texas on Monday, celebrating a court decision expected to force Texas to issue license plates adorned with the Confederate battle flag. A federal appeals panel ruled 2-1 that the Department of Motor...