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Rick Perry

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  • Pivoting to foreign policy, Rick Perry strikes two adversaries

    WASHINGTON -- 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...
  • Rekha Basu: You can't escape the Kochs

    You can't escape the Koch brothers. They're everywhere. Underwriting efforts to eliminate Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid. Trying to get rid of aid to education, the Environmental Protection Agency and minimum-wage laws. They're the brunt of late-...
  • The real failures on immigration

    In the eyes of Texas Gov. Rick Perry and others, the crisis on our Southern border demonstrates the failure of our immigration policy. They are correct, though not in the way they think. The failure in our immigration policy comes from the persistent...
  • 'Photo op' gaffe reveals Obama's tin ear

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's comment that "I'm not interested in photo ops" about the border crisis during last week's visit to Texas was akin to your neighborhood pup not being interested in chasing squirrels. Particularly in today's social-media...
  • Return of conspiracy nuts: Obama's secret immigration reform 'plan'

    In the quest for simple answers to complex problems, one irrational explanation for the humanitarian crisis at our southern border demands an unqualified refutation. That would be the conspiracy theory being peddled by conservatives that President Obama...
  • Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry: Sign of nasty 2016 foreign policy debate

    The sniping this week between two presumed Republican candidates for president has included cracks about hopeless na´vete, a spat over the mantle of Ronald Reagan and even an insult aimed at Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s hipster glasses. It was also the...
  • Republicans rant but offer no solutions

    Republicans rant but offer no solutions
    Apparently there's a contest among Republicans to see who can be more shameless and irresponsible in criticizing President Barack Obama's foreign policy. So far, Chris Christie is winning. The New Jersey governor alleged Saturday that “the...
  • Don't politicize the plight of the kids at the border

    Character asserts itself in times of crisis. That is certainly the case with the refugee debacle at the border. Tens of thousands of Central American children are passing through Mexico into the United States and presenting themselves to immigration...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Gravity' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Gravity' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week'sáTVáMovies -------------------- á SERIES Bad Teacher The first of two new back-to-...
  • Immigration crisis at the forefront, Rick Perry seeks a revival

    Immigration crisis at the forefront, Rick Perry seeks a revival
    Second act, anyone? Amid the imagery and policy tussling Wednesday over the border immigration crisis, there was this delicious irony: The issue that confounded Rick Perry more than any other when he sought the presidency in 2012 has now given him a...
  • Trayvon Martin: Rachel Jeantel on 'This Week'

    Trayvon Martin: Rachel Jeantel on 'This Week'
    Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin's friend, will be featured on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. In a preview, ABC News said, "In our 'Sunday Spotlight,' one year after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the murder of Trayvon Martin, ABC News' Matt...