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Rick Perry at the Texas GOP convention in 2014
July 22, 2014 | On Democracy

In its official 2014 platform for Texas, the GOP has gone for the chimerical bucket list of the extreme right instead of trying out real solutions to address real problems. Continue reading

U.S. Border Patrol Agents listen to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson speak during a press conference Monday June 30, 2014 in Edinburg, Texas. Johnson said he is sending an additional 150 Border Patrol agents to the Rio Grande Valley Sector to help with a recent spike in immigrants crossing the border through the area. (AP Photo/The Monitor, Nathan Lambrecht) MAGS OUT; TV OUT
July 22, 2014 | News & Notes

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill explaining that any deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff should include lower tax rates, eliminating special interest loopholes and revising the tax code. November 2012 (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 15, 2014 | News & Notes

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., ranking Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, center, accompanied by fellow committee members, Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., left, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, where he said he would do all he could to block the nomination of United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice to replace Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton because of comments she made after the deadly Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 18, 2014 | News & Notes

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A Turkish truck burns after insurgents opened fire on it in the northern city of Mosul, Iraq Friday, Oct. 29, 2004. The driver was killed, according to Iraqi police. (AP Photo)
June 12, 2014 | News & Notes

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In this photo provided Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis has his picture taken inside St. Peter's Basilica with youths from the Italian Diocese of Piacenza and Bobbio who came to Rome for a pilgrimage, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.
April 25, 2014 | News & Notes

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This artist rendering shows the Supreme Court Justices. (AP Photo/Dana Verkouteren)
April 10, 2014 | Blog

Our latest roundup of key money and politics reporting. This week: McCutcheon fallout, voting rights and Piketty’s book. Continue reading

People stand in line outside the Supreme Court in Washington D.C.,on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, to hear arguments in McCutcheon v. FEC.
April 2, 2014 | Blog

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the Texas Republican Convention in Fort Worth. June 2012. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
March 4, 2014 | Blog

Conservatives say the Lone Star state’s recent record of growth validates their economic agenda. That record crumbles upon inspection. Continue reading

Texas Votes
October 23, 2013 | Blog

The law seems more focused on stopping the state’s changing demographics from affecting election outcomes than it is on stopping voter fraud. Continue reading

FILE - In this May 16, 2012 file photo, Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks in Fort Lauderdale. Florida Gov. Rick Scott, long opposed President Barack Obama's remake of the health insurance market. After President Obama won re-election, the Republican governor softened his tone. He said he wanted to "have a conversation" with the administration about implementing the 2010 law. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)
Updated August 15, 2013

See which governors with high numbers of uninsured constituents opted out of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, and which — like Florida’s Rick Scott — reluctantly jumped on board. Continue reading

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October 23, 2009 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Looking back at the distinguished career of Texas Federal Judge William Justice.
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