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Medicaid expansion would bring benefits, but at a cost an eventual cost of millions of dollars to the state government. Several Republican governors, including Texas' Rick Perry, have already said they'll refused to expand their states' Medicaid programs, despite the federal government picking...
Romney's 47 percent blunder

...says everyone should pay income taxes, even if it's "the price of two Happy Meals a year, $10." Texas Gov. Rick Perry has said it's an "injustice" that more people don't pay. Warren wants to tax rich people as a statement of our patriotic...
Debates a shot at finding that 'defining moment'

...there is no Soviet domination of Eastern Europe" undermined confidence in his ability as a Cold War leader. Texas Gov. Rick Perry wiped out his chance at this year's Republican nomination by forgetting the third of three federal agencies he wanted...
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...League defeated the National League 13-8 in baseball's All-Star Game, played in Denver. In 2002, Texas Gov. Rick Perry saw by helicopter the devastation that days of torrential rain had brought to central and southern Texas. Lleyton Hewitt...
Events of the last week give centrists a big boost

...Congress first must pass this sensible tax compromise. Bill Clinton superbly explained it last week. Even Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who hugs the right, didn't take shots at President Barack Obama over it when given the chance on Fox News. Let's...
Texas governor's actions don't always match his rhetoric

Texas Gov. Rick Perry might run for president. What a terrifying thought. He says no...results instead of rhetoric realize they could do a lot better than Rick Perry. ? Campbell is a columnist and editorial writer for the Fort Worth...
State to accept federal education funds

...Division of Teaching and Learning Support for the department. Most states have accepted the money, but Texas Gov. Rick Perry failed to provide adequate assurances that the money would be used properly, and his state's allocation was denied...
Juneau Empire Story Archive carrying out executions. ... Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has stated he does not support such executions. Texas Gov. Rick Perry has until June 17 to decide whether to veto a bill that passed the state legislature last month. If he supports the...
Gingrich aides resign, leave campaign in tatters

...strategist David Carney, joined Gingrich's campaign after working as senior political staff members for Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Perry ruled out running for the White House earlier in the year, but more recently has said he might reconsider...
Parnell, 3 other GOP govs sign pledge to oppose unconditional debt limit increase

...certain conditions are met. Joining Parnell in the "Cut, Cap, Balance Pledge" are Nikki Haley of South Carolina, Rick Perry of Texas and Gary Herbert of Utah. The pledge is being promoted by what spokesman Joe Brettell called "center-right...


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