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  • Coalición de 17 estados presenta demanda contra medidas ejecutiva de Obama

    Coalición de 17 estados presenta demanda contra medidas ejecutiva de Obama
    AUSTIN - Una coalición de 17 estados liderada por Texas interpuso una demanda en contra de las medidas ejecutivas sobre inmigración anunciadas en noviembre por el presidente Barack Obama por las que se regulariza temporalmente a cerca de cinco millones de...
  • Planned Texas execution of schizophrenic inmate galvanizes movement

    AUSTIN, Texas The planned Wednesday execution of a schizophrenic Texas inmate has galvanized national opposition to capital punishment for those with serious mental illness. Evangelical Christians, conservative leaders, the American Bar Association and...
  • Final appeals made for mentally ill Texas man facing execution

    Final appeals made for mentally ill Texas man facing execution
    Lawyers for Texas death row inmate Scott Panetti have launched last-minute appeals to prevent his execution set for Wednesday, arguing he suffers from schizophrenia and putting him to death would cross moral and constitutional lines. The case has drawn...
  • Scott Panetti should not be executed

    The following editorial appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Saturday, Nov. 29: There is no question that Scott Panetti brutally shot his in-laws to death in 1992. And there is no question that Panetti, now 56, was mentally ill at the time he...
  • Bud Kennedy: Polls, hires going Rand Paul's way as 2016 talk fires up

    The most interesting Republican considering a 2016 presidential campaign is from Texas, but not the guy you think. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul put up some good poll numbers, and also hired good campaign help. For now, that makes the former Baylor student...
  • GOP ponders its next move in wake of Obama's immigration action

    GOP ponders its next move in wake of Obama's immigration action
    When President Obama announced his decision to allow roughly 4 million undocumented immigrants to stay in the U.S. without fear of deportation, Democrats and Republicans in Washington disagreed furiously about the move. No surprise there. Still, I...
  • Scott Walker says 'governors make much better presidents,' leaves door open

    Scott Walker says 'governors make much better presidents,' leaves door open
    Gov. Scott Walker, in an appearance Sunday morning on NBC's "Meet the Press," said a Republican governor would make an ideal presidential nominee -- and suggested he may end up getting into the race. Walker, who defeated Democrat Mary Burke on Tuesday...
  • Border authorities fear immigration action might spark second 'surge'

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson warned would-be migrants Friday that President Obama’s action to defer deportations was not an endorsement of illegal immigration, and he pledged to beef up already tight security on the U.S.-Mexico border....
  • Obama tells GOP opposed to immigration order to 'pass a bill'

    Obama tells GOP opposed to immigration order to 'pass a bill'
    President Barack Obama on Thursday announced steps to address the "broken" U.S. immigration system, but urged Republican lawmakers to pass broader reforms to deal with millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. "Today, our immigration system...
  • Texas to draw down guard troops on border in early 2015: official

    Texas to draw down guard troops on border in early 2015: official
    Texas plans to begin winding down its deployment of state National Guard troops to the border with Mexico around March or April of next year, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst told reporters on Wednesday. State leaders on Tuesday requested $86.1 million in...
  • Florida's gubernatorial campaign is almost over -- or is it?

    Florida's gubernatorial campaign is almost over -- or is it?
    TAMPA –Florida's gubernatorial race is hinging on a handful of South Florida counties. As Republican Gov. Rick Scott built up large leads in counties like Duval, Seminole and the Panhandle, supporters of Democratic hopeful Charlie Crist were...