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The prospect of a two-Texan presidential tilt is dominating political conversation in the state, even outshining a fiercely contested governor’s race — and starting to get noticed nationally. Perry’s preparations have long been obvious, while Cruz is working to raise his profile beyond just the far-right base and insert himself into the presidential conversation.
Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
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.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday criticized an American “policy of calculated ambivalence” toward Israel, a nod toward conservative voters as he considers a second run for president.
Democratic state lawmakers questioned Tuesday what Texas will gain by committing more than $4 million a week to pump up border security amid a surge of immigrant children illegally crossing into the U.S., since all sides agree the minors pose little criminal or national security threat.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst believes that some Mexican government officials are helping immigrant children from Central America illegally cross the U.S. border.
Rep. Randy Weber, T-Rep., says he witnessed the Texas Department of Public Safety seizing a jet ski that has been used as casual transportation for human traffickers, or coyotes, bringing illegal immigrants into the U.S.
Perry: ‘Individuals From Countries That Have Strong Terrorist Ties Being Apprehended’ Crossing Border
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he has not heard from President Barack Obama since they met earlier this month in Dallas to discuss the border crisis.
Exxon Mobil Corp. says it will comply with new protections for gay and transgender employees required of federal contractors, but isn’t saying whether it will formalize that wording in its corporate policies.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says up to 1,000 National Guard troops will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border to stop the immigrants who are crossing the border illegally for criminal purposes.