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‘It gets me mad’ – Obama acts alone on gun control

‘It gets me mad’ – Obama acts alone on gun control WASHINGTON (AP) — Tears streaking his cheeks, President Barack Obama launched a final-year push Tuesday to tighten sales of firearms in the U.S., using his presidential powers in the … Continue reading

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Texas suffers massive flooding, widespread destruction

Texas suffers massive flooding, widespread destruction HOUSTON (AP) — Floodwaters deepened across much of Texas on Tuesday as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that … Continue reading

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GOP Senate candidate disputes assault allegations

GOP Senate candidate disputes assault allegations AUSTIN — A Republican Senate candidate is disputing the accuracy of a 20-year-old court order that barred him from seeing his former wife after she accused him of verbal and physical assault. Bob Hall, … Continue reading

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Greg Abbott, Wendy Davis split over approach to federal government

Greg Abbott, Wendy Davis split over approach to federal government WASHINGTON — For the past decade, Texas has been at war with Washington. Gov. Rick Perry and Attorney General Greg Abbott have fought the federal government on health care, voting … Continue reading

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Perry reshaped Texas, but foundered nationally

Perry reshaped Texas, but foundered nationally SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Gov. Rick Perry was a champion of fiercely conservative social activism long before the tea party was born. He oversaw the “Texas Miracle” job-creation boom and became the most powerful … Continue reading

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