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  • Clinton's lead over GOP candidates shrinking

    WASHINGTON Potential Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's lead over a crowded prospective Republican field has narrowed and her support has slipped below 50 percent, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. Clinton remains ahead of...
  • GOP border report advises 'compassionate but tough' response

    WASHINGTON Rep. Kay Granger of Texas, who heads a Republican House of Representatives working group on the southern border crisis, offered recommendations Wednesday that she called "common-sense, compassionate but tough solutions" to deal with the surge...
  • Border bill fits Rep. Henry Cuellar's history of bipartisanship

    WASHINGTON Rep. Henry Cuellar has never been shy about breaking party ranks. But in recent weeks, the Laredo Democrat has taken that to new levels. He alienated the White House by publicly and relentlessly prodding the president to visit the border...
  • House extends session to try again on child immigrant bill Obama vows to veto

    WASHINGTON In a stunning series of stops and starts to resolve the border crisis Thursday, the House of Representatives debated a bill to help resolve the flow of unaccompanied children over the southeastern border, then GOP leaders, facing defeat, pulled...
  • Obama defends immigration policy, meets with Texas governor

    President Obama faced sharp criticism for his immigration policies here Wednesday even as the White House stepped up efforts to cope with the tens of thousands of children and teens from Central America who have poured into Texas’ Rio Grande Valley....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Troops won't solve migration crisis

    The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Monday, July 21: Gov. Rick Perry's plan to activate 1,000 Texas National Guard troops for duty near the border with Mexico will do little to ease the crisis caused by the arrival 57,000...
  • 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...