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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 29, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Jindal: ‘It’s Really Not That Complicated’ To Secure Border

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said he saw three groups of people try to illegally cross into Texas from Mexico when he traveled Monday to the border to get a closer look at the nation’simmigration crisis.

08/05/2014

A U.S. Border Patrol agent says that the federal government is “completing the smuggling cycle” by bringing unaccompanied minors into the country “for free.”  (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Agent: US Government ‘Completing The Smuggling Cycle’ For Illegals

A U.S. Border Patrol agent says that the federal government is “completing the smuggling cycle” by bringing unaccompanied minors into the country “for free.”

07/11/2014

Governor Rick Perry, R-Tex., said that the Lone Star State is being flooded with “record high numbers” of people from terrorist-linked countries, and that Texas simply doesn’t have the resources to secure the border. read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Perry: ‘We Don’t Have The Resources’ To Secure The Texas Border

Governor Rick Perry, R-Tex., said that the Lone Star State is being flooded with “record high numbers” of people from terrorist-linked countries, and that Texas simply doesn’t have the resources to secure the border.

06/17/2014

File photo of Lance Armstrong. (credit: Getty Images)

Lance Armstrong Case Could Hinge On USPS Benefit

Lance Armstrong is facing the federal government in a legal fight with tens of millions of dollars at stake, and a loss could bankrupt the cyclist who until last year ranked among the wealthiest and most popular athletes in the world.

05/01/2013

File photo of frogs. (credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Group: Federal Government Hasn’t Done Enough To Save Frogs

A conservation group says the federal government hasn’t done enough to save endangered burrowing frogs because it has yet to write up a rescue plan.

12/21/2012

The Texas state government has spent over $2.5 million on 24 lawsuits against the federal government since Obama took office. (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Has Spent Over $2.5M Suing Feds Since Obama Took Office

The Texas attorney general’s office has filed 24 lawsuits against the federal government since Obama took office — litigation that has cost the state $2.58 million and more than 14,113 hours spent by staff and state lawyers working those cases.

09/09/2012

A shrimper works as birds fly overhead on Dec. 5, 2010 in Barataria Bay, La. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Louisiana Shrimpers Battling Federal Government Over Turtle Rules

Efforts to protect endangered sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico have prompted strenuous complaints from the dwindling fleet of shrimpers blamed for drowning them in their nets, who say their own livelihoods are threatened.

08/01/2012

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