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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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'A GOP president will sign a bill in 2017 repealing Obamacare'

Sep 2 2014 6:29pm CDT | Source: WND

DALLAS – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, takes issue with those who called last autumn’s government shutdown a disaster for Republicans. In fact, he thinks the GOP’s losing budget battle over defunding Obamacare planted the seeds of victories to come. Speaking to the Defending the American Dream Summit sponsored by Americans for Prosperity over the weekend, Cruz declared: “As a result of that fight, President Obama’s popularity has plummeted.” He said the payoff will come at the polls. “I ...
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Pat Quinn: Chris Christie Is 'On The Wrong Track' On Minimum Wage

Sep 2 2014 6:11pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Gov. Pat Quinn (D-Ill.) made the case for a minimum wage hike and hit back at Republican governors from whom he's garnered criticism during a Tuesday HuffPost Live appearance. Quinn is currently taking the "Minimum Wage Challenge" and living on $79 over seven days, a number he arrived at after removing taxes, housing and transportation costs from a week's worth of wages. ...
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Texas Voter ID Law Heads To Trial In U.S. Court

Sep 2 2014 9:45am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

By Jon Herskovitz Sept. 2 (Reuters) - A U.S. court in Texas will hear arguments on Tuesday in a case over a law requiring voters to present photo identification, a move the state's Republican leaders say will prevent fraud while plaintiffs call it a veiled attempt at suppressing minority turnout. The case is also part of a new strategy by the Obama administration to challenge voting laws it says discriminate by race in order to co ...
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Who Decides Perry’s Fate If Convicted?

Sep 2 2014 7:36am CDT | Source: Big Government

HOUSTON, Texas – The recent indictments of Governor Rick Perry has brought attention to the criminal justice system in Texas. The question of who selects special prosecutors and grand jurors, and how a criminal case runs its course through the criminal judicial system, are all in the mind of the public. Tom Delay’s appeal was recently argued in the highest criminal court in Texas, but many voters are not acquainted with that court, or its candidates. More voters are now seeing the significance ...
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Fate of Texas' Voter ID Law to Be Determined in Court

Sep 2 2014 7:34am CDT | Source: Big Government

HOUSTON, Texas -- A judge in Corpus Christi, Texas will decide the fate of the Lone Star State's new voter identification law, which requires citizens to show a photo ID at the polls. The judge, Nelva Gonzales Ramos, will start hearing arguments on Tuesday of this week.  Texas Governor Rick Perry signed the rules into law in 2011, according to the Associated Press (AP). The law requires voters to show one of six types of photo IDs. A college ID card, however, is not a ...
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Ted Cruz Tells Koch Conference: Stopping Amnesty Most Important Issue

Sep 1 2014 2:49pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said in a speech to conservative activists at the Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Defending the American Dream Summit in Dallas, Texas, this weekend that stopping amnesty is the most important issue of the 2014 midterm election season. As he addressed AFP, founded with the support of the Koch brothers, Cruz highlighted the current border crisis, President Obama's inept handling of the situation, an ...
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Presidential Hopefuls Have Already Crossed The Unofficial Starting Line

Sep 1 2014 11:50am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House. With control of the Senate at stake, the months leading up to the mid-term elections offer a clearer window on a crowd of potential presidential candidates already jockeying for position from Nevada to New Hampshire. Their cross-country tourin ...
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Texas National Guardsmen Begin 12/7 Shifts on Border

Sep 1 2014 10:42am CDT | Source: Big Government

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas — Members of the Texas National Guard (TNG) have begun patrolling the Rio Grande Sector of the Texas-Mexico border. Guardsmen have been seen in patrol areas from McAllen to Rio Grande City. Under the control of the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Governor Rick Perry, the guardsmen have begun their operation to refer and deter along this small section of the border. The guardsmen have begun ...
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