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File photo of Gov. Rick Perry. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Gov. Rick Perry Tells Hispanic Group To ‘Secure’ Border

Texas Gov. Rick Perry took his border security criticisms to an audience of Hispanic ministers in San Antonio, telling them the federal government should put more Border Patrol troops on the ground and drones in the air to secure the Texas-Mexico border.

07/19/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry waits to greet President Barack Obama in Dallas, Texas, on July 9, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry: We Need To Secure Border With A ‘Show Of Force’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry believes that it’s time to put a “show a force” on the border in an effort to halt the influx of immigrants.

07/11/2014

President Barack Obama is greeted by Texas Gov. Rick Perry as he arrives in Dallas, Texas, on July 9, 2014 for a meeting with local elected officials and faith leaders to discuss the urgent humanitarian situation at the Southwest border. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Perry: ‘The American People Expect To See Their President When There Is A Disaster’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has asked President Obama to deploy National Guard troops to handle the influx of unaccompanied minors crossing into South Texas.

07/10/2014

President Barack Obama delivers a statement on the urgent humanitarian situation following his meeting with local elected officials and faith leaders on July 9, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama On Why He Didn’t Visit Border: ‘I’m Not Interested In Photo Ops’

Faced with a potentially awkward scene at the Texas-Mexico border, President Barack Obama sought to recast the political debate over a flood of young migrants as a question of Republican willingness to tackle the problem, not his decision to skip a chance to view the crisis first-hand.

07/10/2014

Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has joined Texas Gov. Rick Perry in calling on President Barack Obama to visit the Mexican border personally, with Cruz sending Obama actual directions to the border from Obama’s planned fundraiser stops in Austin and Dallas.   (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz Sends Obama Map With Directions From Fundraisers To Border Towns

Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has joined Texas Gov. Rick Perry in calling on President Barack Obama to visit the Mexican border personally, with Cruz sending Obama actual directions to the border from Obama’s planned fundraiser stops in Austin and Dallas.

07/09/2014

President Barack Obama speaks with Texas Gov. Rick Perry after arriving on Air Force One at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas, on May 9, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: Perry To Sit Down With Obama For ‘Substantive Meeting’

After turning down “a quick handshake on the tarmac” with President Barack Obama, Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, will sit down with the president for a “substantive meeting” on Wednesday.

07/08/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks with Texas Governor Rick Perry (L) after arriving on Air Force One at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas, May 9, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Perry Turns Down ‘Quick Handshake’ With Obama

Gov. Rick Perry says he’s declined an offer to greet President Barack Obama when he arrives in the Texas capital on Wednesday.

07/07/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans on May 31, 2014. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Perry Testifies On Child Immigration Crisis

Gov. Rick Perry told a congressional field hearing in South Texas the tens of thousands of Central American children entering the U.S. illegally is both a humanitarian and national security crisis.

07/03/2014

File photo of Gov. Rick Perry. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Perry To Testify Before House Committee On Humanitarian Crisis At Border

Gov. Rick Perry is to testify at a U.S. House Homeland Security Committee hearing in South Texas about the humanitarian crisis from an overwhelming flood of unaccompanied child immigrants.

07/03/2014

File photo of Gov. Rick Perry. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Perry Takes Rare Step Of Authorizing Additional Spending For ‘Operational Surge’

Plans to ramp up patrols along the Texas-Mexico border at a potential cost of $1.3 million a week are getting new attention in the Capitol.

07/01/2014

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