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Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed on July 15, 2014. (credit: Rick Loomis-Pool/Getty Images)

Texas Lt. Gov: I’m Convinced Some In Mexican Government Helping Immigrant Children Get Into US

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst believes that some Mexican government officials are helping immigrant children from Central America illegally cross the U.S. border.

07/29/2014

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‘Salute The Tea Party Of Texas': Tea Party Candidates Win Big In Primary Runoff

Republican voters appeared ready to push Texas even further to the right Tuesday, backing Tea Party favorites and casting out longtime Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst for a state senator and firebrand radio talk show host who criticized the incumbent as too moderate for one of the state’s most powerful political jobs.

05/28/2014

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in the Senate at the Texas State capitol on July 1, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Patrick Beats Texas Lt. Gov. Dewhurst In Runoff

Republican voters appeared ready to push Texas even further to the right Tuesday by backing tea party favorites over establishment candidates, casting out Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in favor of a state senator who sharpened his policy and debating skills as a firebrand radio talk show host.

05/27/2014

File photo of Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Lt. Gov. Calls For Probe Of Democratic Activist

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has called for an investigation into the voter registration methods of Democratic group Battleground Texas.

02/21/2014

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in the Senate at the Texas State capitol on July 1, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (credit:  Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Senate On Track To Pass Tough Abortion Rules

This time when the Texas Senate takes up tough new abortion restrictions, the chamber’s top Republican is determined not to let anything — or anyone — derail a vote.

07/12/2013

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Texas Lawmakers Approve Bill To Train Teachers To Be Armed Marshals

Texas schools could train teachers as armed marshals to exchange gunfire with potential attackers under a bill approved by state lawmakers and sent to Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday, while a key lawmaker said attempts to allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into college classrooms is likely dead.

05/23/2013

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Perry, Dewhurst Advocate Drug Tests For Welfare

Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst made a rare joint appearance on Tuesday to advocate drug tests for Texas residents seeking welfare or unemployment benefits.

11/13/2012

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