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Governor Rick Perry Plans Big Announcement That Will Transform Texas Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry is planning a big announcement Monday and no matter what he decides, it will transform Texas politics.

If the state's longest-serving governor chooses to retire, then at least six out of nine

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LeVar Burton Puts His Hands Outside His Car When Pulled Over [VIDEO]

Thanks to the Paula Deen controversy, the subject of racism in America is now at the forefront of a lot of political and social debates.  Is racism still present in America?  Unfortunately, racism looks like something that won't be going away any time soon

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Odds are against Texas democrats in abortion bill fight
State Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Ft. Worth) stands after the Democrats defeated the anti-abortion bill SB5, which was up for a vote on the last day of the legislative special session June 25, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)
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Texas Democrats Know Odds Are Against Them in Abortion Bill Fight

 

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Senate Democrats say even if they lose the fight over the abortion restrictions bill in the new special session, they will keep fighting.

Republican majorities in the House and Senate

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Immigration Reform Bill Uncertain Future
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Immigration Bill Faces Uncertain Future in House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The immigration debate is shifting to the Republican-led House, where lawmakers have shown little appetite for the comprehensive approach their Senate colleagues embraced last week.

The Republican chairman of

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Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks to National Right to Life Convention
GRAPEVINE, TX - JUNE 27: Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to the National Right to Life convention at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport Hotel June 27, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas. Perry has reportedly vowed to continue the fight for a more restrictive abortion law in Texas after the state legislature failed to get the law passed during a special session because of a filibuster and protests. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Says Abortion ‘Bill Will Pass Overwhelmingly’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says the abortion restrictions bill stopped up by a Senate filibuster will pass in the new special session and become law.

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Supreme Court Grants Two Victories to Same-Sex Marriage Supporters

The Supreme Court issued two rulings on Wednesday morning regarding same-sex marriage, and both were victories for gay-rights supporters.

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Texas Abortion Bill Fails Following Stunning, Late-Night Legislative Chaos

A bill in the Texas legislature that would impose some of the strongest restrictions on abortion in the country failed to pass before a midnight deadline on Tuesday, following extraordinary events in the State Senate that lasted all day.

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Immigration Is Everyone’s Problem

The immigration reform issue: borders, lies and politics; Sen. Ted Cruz on Limbaugh

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