Cal Jillson

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Name: Cal Jillson
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Inspired by Scotland: Quarter of Americans want their states to secede from US

17:29Reuters/Kevin LamarqueScotland may not have followed in Sir William Wallace’s footsteps to free itself from its English bonds, but that hasn’t stopped nearly a quarter of Americans from a little bravehearted hope of their states seceding from the ... [Published Russia Today - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

New Davis, Abbott campaign ads starkly differ

Both of the candidates who would be Governor of Texas have released new campaign ads. They are starkly different, as Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis try to get votes.Abbott's commercial is about himself and his jobs and business ... [Published My Fox Dallas - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Voters Need To Bone Up On The Basics

Posted Monday, September 15th 2014 @ 5am  by KTRH’s Cliff SaundersThe midterm elections are just under two months away. A new poll from Rasmussen shows only 63% of you know the nuts and bolts of what’s going on politically.There are those who think that ... [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Texas governor’s race heats up

DALLAS: The race for Texas governor entered a new chapter this week with the release of a memoir from Democratic candidate Wendy Davis that rekindled attention on abortion and led to an ethics complaint from her opponent, Republican Greg Abbott.Abbott, ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Despite Huge Warchest, Abbott Still Fundraising

Enlarge photo by: Mark Graham / Cooper NeilGubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott speaks at a NE Tarrant Tea Party meeting at Concordia Lutheran Church in Bedford on Nov. 12. State Sen. Wendy Davis, who is also running for governor, speaks to veterans at ... [Published The Texas Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Davis is still running, but the scenery isn’t changing

Talk all you want about Ted Cruz, Rick Perry, Barack Obama and the new best-known Democrat in Texas, Rosemary Lehmberg.But just remember:None of them is on the ballot Nov. 4.In nine weeks, the future of Texas will be left up to one of two courtroom litigators ... [Published Star-Telegram - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Obama's risky midterm game

President Obama is playing a risky game as the midterm elections draw near.The administration appears willing to forge ahead without Congress’s acquiescence on polarizing topics such as climate change and immigration reform.That could motivate the Democratic ... [Published The Hill - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Rick Perry Indictment: What Does It Mean For 2016?

By the looks of Republican Rick Perry’s happy-go-lucky mug shot and recent public comments, the Texas governor and potential 2016 presidential contender isn’t too worried about coming under indictment for alleged abuse of power. But should he be? If it ... [Published International Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Lawyers for Texas Governor Perry file motion to dismiss charges

By Jon HerskovitzAUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Attorneys for Texas Governor Rick Perry filed a motion on Monday to dismiss two felony charges of abusing his power, saying it is unjust to prosecute the leader of the state over a political dispute by trying ... [Published Town Hall - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Governor Perry Indictment Drowning Out Race To Replace Him

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The indictment, booking and mugshot of Texas governor Rick Perry has taken on a life of its own, being placed onto t-shirts referencing his legal battle, and his likely second run for the White House in 2016.Southern Methodist ... [Published CBS Dallas / Fort Worth - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Texas Governor Perry tries to turn felony indictment into election gold

(Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry has sought to parlay attention over a felony indictment into a fresh political push in New Hampshire, the crucial presidential primary state where his dismal showing in 2012 led him to drop out of the race.Perry returned ... [Published Reuters - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Obama hits the gas on regs

Groups that closely follow regulations are expecting the Obama administration to continue issuing controversial rules through the midterm elections, despite the political risk it could pose for Democrats.With time running out on President Obama’s second ... [Published The Hill - Aug 23 2014]

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...favor of CISPA, supported delaying investor protections for retirees, and backed a bill that would make it harder to file civil rights lawsuits. "he’s one of the most conservative democrats in congress" Cal Jillson, a professor of political science at Southern Methodist University in Texas, told Fox News in July

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Inspired by Scotland: Quarter of Americans want... [Published Russia Today - Sep 19 2014]
New Davis, Abbott campaign ads starkly differ [Published My Fox Dallas - Sep 16 2014]
Meet the Democratic Candidates Backed By the... [Published Mother Jones - Sep 15 2014]
Voters Need To Bone Up On The Basics [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Sep 15 2014]
Meet the Democratic Candidates Backed By the Bi... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Sep 15 2014]
Texas governor’s race heats up [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 13 2014]
Obama clings to air power [Published The Hill - Sep 13 2014]
Ohio Senator: GOP majority would get Obama ‘to ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 11 2014]
Despite Huge Warchest, Abbott Still Fundraising [Published The Texas Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
Despite Huge Warchest, Abbott Still Fundraising [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 10 2014]
What if Republicans take over the Senate? [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 04 2014]
The Brief: Sept. 4, 2014 [Published The Texas Tribune - Sep 04 2014]
Davis is still running, but the scenery isn’t c... [Published Star-Telegram - Aug 30 2014]
Obama's risky midterm game [Published The Hill - Aug 30 2014]
Rick Perry Indictment: What Does It Mean For 2016? [Published International Business Times - Aug 29 2014]
Something’s Missing from Wendy Davis Ads—Wendy ... [Published Texas Observer - Aug 29 2014]
Governor Perry Indictment Drowning Out Race To ... [Published CBS Dallas / Fort Worth - Aug 26 2014]
Lawyers for Texas Governor Perry file motion to... [Published Town Hall - Aug 25 2014]
Perry Indictment Gets Own Swag [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 24 2014]
Texas Governor Perry tries to turn felony indic... [Published Reuters - Aug 23 2014]
Obama hits the gas on regs [Published The Hill - Aug 23 2014]
Rick Perry Digs in for a Fight [Published Time - Aug 20 2014]
Rick Perry Digs in for a Fight [Published TIME.com - Aug 20 2014]
Rick Perry Digs in for a Fight [Published Swampland - Aug 20 2014]
Rick Perry: Will indictments curtail future pol... [Published My West Texas - Aug 17 2014]
Perry vows to fight Texas indictment [Published Kentucky.com - Aug 17 2014]
Perry Indictment Seen Blemishing Final Months i... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 16 2014]
Even Before Indictment, Perry Had Faced Gap Wit... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Aug 16 2014]
After Perry Indictment, Democrats Look to Pounce [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 16 2014]
Perry in spotlight as the National Guard for bo... [Published MySanAntonio - Aug 14 2014]
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Meet the Democratic Candidates Backed By the Bi... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Sep 15 2014]
The US Chamber of Commerce, the biggest big business trade group in the country , lobbies against things like Obamacare, regulation of Wall Street, and action on climate change. So it’s no surprise that the Chamber tends to support Republican candidates; ...
Rick Perry Digs in for a Fight [Published TIME.com - Aug 20 2014]
Rick Perry isn’t going quietly. In fact, he says he’s not going anywhere at all. The Texas governor pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the abuse-of-power case against him , waiving a formal arraignment that had been scheduled for Friday and signaling ...
Rick Perry Digs in for a Fight [Published Swampland - Aug 20 2014]
MoreSee Governor Rick Perry’s New Mugshot Rick Perry Booked in Politically Charged Abuse of Power Case Rick Perry Defiant in Face of Criminal Charges Rick Perry isn’t going quietly. In fact, he says he’s not going anywhere at all. More See Governor ...
On the death penalty [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 13 2014]
Most of what you need to know about this story concerning Wendy Davis, the death penalty, and the Governor’s race can be found at the end of it. Sen. Wendy Davis In July 2000, when she was a relatively new member of the Fort Worth City Council, ...
Hillary Clinton Shouldn’t Be President: A Femin... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 20 2014]
Source: Thinkstock As a candidate, I find Hillary Clinton problematic. I don’t worry about her health and age; Karl Rove’s red faced high blood pressure isn’t having much of an effect on mine. Her policy preferences are not my concern. I’m sure ...
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