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9:52 am CST - July 01, 2016

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RASMUSSEN White House Watch: Trump 43%, Clinton 39%

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8:56 am CST - July 01, 2016

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The Democrats’ Hillary & Bernie Problem

Hillary Clinton’s eagerness to please Wall Street can be traced, in part, to that ideological split.”

karl-rove11By Karl Rove

One of this year’s dominant news stories is how Donald Trump has roiled the GOP. Yet Democrats face an internal rupture that may be larger and more durable. That is my takeaway after reading “The Split,” the New Republic’s extraordinary June 14 symposium of liberal activists, historians, intellectuals, political scientists & Clinton-Sanders3gpollsters. “The schism between Hillary Clinton & Bernie Sanders is knit into the DNA of the modern Democratic Party,” writes historian Rick Perlstein.    Continue Reading.

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8:12 am CST - June 29, 2016

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Transgender Bathrooms UPDATE: A.G. Paxton Re-Affirms Lt. Gov. Patrick’s Call to Ft. Worth ISD

The State of Texas has an affirmative responsibility to provide a safe environment in the schools where attendance is compulsoryken-paxton.”

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN,Texas — “As I said from the beginning, Superintendent Kent Scribner violated the Texas Education Code when he unilaterally adopted his so-called transgender policies without school board approval. dan.patrick.lt.govToday, Texas’ Attorney General agreed. Today’s Attorney General opinion is a clear and resounding victory for parents within the Fort Worth ISD (FWISD) who deserve a transparent superintendent, and school board that follows the law,” said Texas’ Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (right).    Continue Reading.

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2:29 pm CST - June 28, 2016

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McCaul on the Benghazi Report: Washington Failed Those Who Were Attacked

Administration’s reluctance to identify threat continues to put American people in harm’s way

McCaulHouse HomelandCmteTexas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –

“The Benghazi Committee did commendable work, and finally the families of the victims and the American people have answers. “The conclusion is clear: Washington failed those who were attacked on that terrible day by not heeding calls for additional security in Benghazi, and officials should be held accountable,” House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) said following the Select Committee on Benghazi’s Final Report.    Continue Reading.

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10:12 am CST - June 27, 2016

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Young Democrats Love Bernie, Hating Hillary

Just as important in this race, many just don’t like Hillary.”

berniesanders-hillaryclintonBy Byron York

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – She’s the epitome of the establishment and the corrupt politicians, and there are so many things to dislike about her,” said J.T. Stanley, a senior who is one of the co-founders of “Terps for Bernie”. “My number-one issue is money in politics… That’s my single issue, and that’s why I despise Hillary. She’s the devil.”    Continue Reading.

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10:18 am CST - June 24, 2016

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Black Conservatives Disappointed by Supreme Court’s Univ. of Texas v. Fisher Affirmative Action Ruling

In this day and age, where we are several decades away from segregation…”

Horace CooperTexas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – “I’m very disappointed,” said Project 21 Co-Chairman  Horace Cooperan attorney, constitutional law commentator, and former member of the faculty at the George Mason University School of Law. “Once again, the Supreme Court had the chance to banish the role of race in school admissions. In the 21st century, we should be able to move past the shibboleth that the race of the other students in the classroom is relevant to your ability to learn.”    Continue Reading.

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12:21 pm CST - June 23, 2016

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Lt. Governor Patrick on SCOTUS Vote Blocking President’s Immigration Action

dan.patrick0216Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Today’s action by the U.S. Supreme Court effectively blocking President Obama’s illegal amnesty program is a major victory for Texas and the bipartisan 26-state coalition. Continue Reading.

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12:17 pm CST - June 23, 2016

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“Ruling Reflects the Inherent Value of a Diverse Campus”

Statement by Senator Menéndez on Fisher v. University of Texas

jose.menendez.3San Antonio, Texas – State Senator José Menéndez, member of the Higher Education Committee, issued the following statement after the Supreme Court upheld the admission policies of the University of Texas in Fisher v. University of Texas. Continue Reading.

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12:15 pm CST - June 23, 2016

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Texas Business Comments on Supreme Court Immigration Decision

tabbill.hammond2Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, TX — “In light of the Supreme Court’s ruling striking down President Obama’s proposal to deal with undocumented workers and their families, the Texas Association of Business, once again, calls on Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform,” said Bill Hammond, CEO of the Texas Association of Business. Continue Reading.

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12:12 pm CST - June 23, 2016

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RFS Does Not Lessen Dependence

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Captain-James-McCormickIt’s come to our attention that a separate veterans group purporting to advocate for less reliance on foreign energy has emailed its supporters, urging support for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Continue Reading.

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