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Rick Perry Has No Interest in Third-Party Run, Former Aide Says

Amid consternation among many establishment Republicans about Donald Trump getting the GOP presidential  nomination, there has been renewed speculation that they could turn to someone who left the campaign in September: former Gov. Rick Perry. That speculation escalated Saturday after a New … Continue reading

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At Last Minute, Presidio County GOP Finds Place to Vote

*Editor’s note: This story has been updated. Todd Beckett, a local insurance agent and Presidio County’s GOP chair, initially planned to offer only early voting to Republicans in the sparsely populated — and largely Democratic — county in Far West … Continue reading

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Election Night Results in West Texas

West Texans went to the polls on Tuesday and for the most part helped support a GOP sweep for the top-ticket positions across the state. Voters in Brewster, Jeff Davis and Presidio Counties did favor Incumbent Pete Gallego (D) over challenger Will Hurd … Continue reading

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With Claims of ISIS at the Border, a Shift in Border Politics

This year’s surge of Central American migrants across the southern border has put border security back at the forefront of national politics. But with the number of migrant crossings on the decline, and the US stepping up its offensive against … Continue reading

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Perry Warns of a “Trail of Tears” From Central America

Gov. Rick Perry on Monday warned that if Central American leaders do not heed the call to stop their citizens from flooding across the Texas-Mexico border, the summer months will bear witness to a “trail of tears” caused by a surge of … Continue reading

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