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3:40 pm CST - September 21, 2014

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Obama Nominates Seven to Serve on U.S. District Courts


obama-presWASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama nominated Judge Joan Marie Azrack, Judge Alfred H. Bennett, Judge Loretta Copeland Biggs, Elizabeth K. Dillon, Judge George C. Hanks, Jr., Judge Jose Rolando Olvera, Jr., and Justice Jill N. Parrish to serve on the United States District Courts. Continue Reading.

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10:10 am CST - September 19, 2014

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NRA Endorses Dan Patrick for Lt. Governor


Patrick has earned an “A” rating

Dan Patrick Lt.Gov.6-27-13 Anncmt.3cAUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) “While serving in the Texas Senate, Dan Patrick was an unwavering supporter of vital pro-self-defense and pro-freedom measures. On behalf of our five million members across the country, the NRANational Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is proud to endorse Dan Patrick for Lt. Governor of Texas.” said Chris W. Cox, announcing Patrick had earned the NRA’s backing.   Continue Reading.

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10:08 am CST - September 19, 2014

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Dewhurst Joins Law Enforcement to Combat Cargo Theft


david-dewhurst1GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — “As Lieutenant Governor, two of my biggest priorities have been keeping Texans safe and fostering economic conditions that have made Texas America’s leader in job creation and international trade,” said Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, standing with members of the FBI, the Texas Department of Public Safety, and other law enforcement agencies in highlighting a growing threat to the Texas economy: cargo theft. Continue Reading.

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10:05 am CST - September 19, 2014

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Gov. Perry Helps Dedicate Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Facility


Perry042214Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – COLLEGE STATION – Gov. Rick Perry today participated in the site dedication for the Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Facility, part of the Texas A&M Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing (Texas A&M CIADM). This $91 million, state-of-the-art influenza-vaccine manufacturing facility, a partnership between Texas A&M University and GlaxoSmithKline, will help protect against infectious disease and the threat of bioterrorism. Continue Reading.

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11:05 am CST - September 18, 2014

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Cong. Cuellar: On Voting in Favor of Plan to Combat ISIL


Henry-cuellarWashington, D.C. – “ISIL clearly poses a new type of threat to the United States, as it is well organized, well-funded, and extremely brutal. I voted today in favor of a plan that authorizes the president to ISIS beheading journalisttrain and equip the moderate Syrian opposition groups so that they can combat the terrorist group ISIL, said Cong. Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) following his vote Thursday in favor of a plan to combat ISIL. “The United States should have all tools at its disposal to confront the threat posed by this terrorist group.”

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11:03 am CST - September 18, 2014

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Rep. Barton in Texas dealing with medical issue


joe-barton3Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – ENNIS, TX: Congressman Joe Barton (R-Arlington/Ennis) issued the following statement on Tuesday:

“I had a gallbladder attack last night and my doctors have advised that I stay home this week. Continue Reading.

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10:58 am CST - September 18, 2014

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NRA Endorses Greg Abbott for Governor in Texas


NRATexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Fairfax, Va. – On behalf of our five million members across the country, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is proud to endorse Greg Abbott for Governor of Texas.

Based on his support of and commitment to the Second Amendment, Abbott has earned an “A” rating from the NRA-PVF in the 2014 general election. Continue Reading.

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10:49 am CST - September 18, 2014

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Tony Dale Earns Business Endorsement


tony-daleTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas— The Business and Commerce Political Action Committee (BACPAC), the political arm of the Texas Association of Business (TAB), has endorsed Tony Dale for election to Texas House District 136. Continue Reading.

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1:38 pm CST - September 16, 2014

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McCaul Holds Hearing on Threats U.S. Faces from ISIS


Is the threat of homegrown terrorism rising?

Chairman Michael McCaulWASHINGTON, D.C. (Texas Insider Report) — “The brutality of ISIS shocks the international conscience as they continue to carry out gruesome attacks in Iraq and Syria. Of major concern to our security is the rapid expansion of this terrorist organization and its recruitment of foreign fighters, many of whom have Western passports that could ease their travel to Europe and the United States to carry out attacks,” said Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) of Wednesday’s U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security hearing.   Continue Reading.

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10:44 am CST - September 16, 2014

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Ted Cruz Endorses Glenn Hegar for Comptroller


Hegar has proven record of eliminating waste, inefficiency

glenn-hagarTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – “Glenn Hegar is a proven conservative leader. He has a proven record of eliminating waste and inefficiency in state government, and he will keep Texas at the forefront of job creation and innovation,” said Senator Ted Cruz, endorsing Glenn Hegar in the November 4th general election race for Comptroller of Public Accounts. Continue Reading.

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