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Hyderabad-born is Texas secretary of state

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 21 2013, 3:02am CST | by IANS

Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Hyderabad-born attorney Nandita Venkateswaran Berry has been appointed the Secretary of State for Texas, making her the first person of Indian origin to hold the third top executive job in the southern state.
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Jerry Brown Gets Biblical on the Border Crisis: ‘We Should Welcome the Stranger'

Jul 28 2014 7:39pm CDT | Source: Big Government

While in Mexico to discuss joint trade and the effects of climate change with Mexican political leaders, Governor Jerry Brown said that Texas Governor Rick Perry’s decision to put National Guard troops on the Texas border is misguided. He urged Perry and other U.S. politicians to heed the “religious call… to welcome the stranger” when it comes to illegal aliens. Brown claims that the ordering of the troops was not a ...
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Poll: Romney Would Beat Obama, Lose to Hillary if Election Were Held Today

Jul 27 2014 2:31pm CDT | Source: Big Government

A new CNN-ORC International poll has Obama's favorability rating stuck at a dismal 42% with Romney besting him 53 percent to 44 percent, but falling to Clinton 55 percent to 44 percent in a hypothetical election were it to take place today. At the same time, both Chris Christie and Rick Perry saw their numbers rise. "Politically speaking, there is an interesting group of people who would not vote for Obama ...
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Melissa Harris-Perry Likens Perry’s Use of Nat'l Guard to 1960s-Era Segregation

Jul 27 2014 12:39pm CDT | Source: Big Government

On her Saturday MSNBC program, Melissa Harris-Perry railed against those protesting the flow of unaccompanied illegal immigration children across the southern U.S. border. She particularly took aim at Gov. Rick Perry’s use of his state’s National Guard at the border attempting to prevent that flow and drew a comparison to the use of the National Guard in the September 1957 to block the Little Rock Nine from entering Central High in Little Rock, AR by then-Gov. Orva ...
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Rick Perry: Guardsmen Needed at Border to Handle Criminals

Jul 27 2014 11:24am CDT | Source: Newsmax - Politics

National Guardsmen are needed along the border with Mexico to deter and detain criminals, Texas Gov. Rick Perry told the Tribune-Review in an interview critical of the Obama administration's delayed response to a surge of illeg ...
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National Guard in Texas could get arrest power

Jul 26 2014 4:27pm CDT | Source: WND

(New York Times) When Gov. Rick Perry of Texas announced plans to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to help with the border crisis, it came with a power unexpected by some. By deploying them himself rather than through Washington, he has the power to order the troops to make arrests and apprehensions, something Guard troops in past border deployments have been prohibited from doing. Immigrant rights ...
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Dem Rep. Joe Garcia: Border Is Safer Than Ever, Obama Should 'Parole' All Illegals

Jul 26 2014 10:42am CDT | Source: Big Government

On Friday, Florida Democrat Representative Joe Garcia appeared on the Bill Press Show to insist that the border is safe, Republicans hate children, and that Obama should "parole" all illegals so they can "become part" of our system. Host Bill Press, a former California Democrat Party operative and a left-wing radio host whose show is featured on the progressive Free Speech TV network, invited Ga ...
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Perry pushes for end to online gambling

Jul 25 2014 7:07pm CDT | Source: WND

Texas Gov. Rick Perry By Andrew J. Ireland WASHINGTON – Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s recent push to end online gambling has raised the eyebrows of “Casino Jack,” a.k.a. Jack Abramoff, the nation’s most notorious former lobbyist. In March, Gov. Perry, a likely presidential hopeful for 2016, sent a letter to congressional leaders and the House and Senate Judiciary Committees asking Congress to reverse a 2011 Depar ...
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Republicans Jump To Defense Of Candidate Spurned By Chris Christie

Jul 25 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Several Republican governors eyeing runs for the White House in 2016 are rallying behind the New York gubernatorial candidate spurned by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in an early sign of pre-primary jockeying. Christie, who chairs the Republican Governors Association, raised eyebrows when he said this week he had no plans to campaign for GOP candidate Rob Astorino, who is running an uphill c ...
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