Cal Jillson

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Name: Cal Jillson
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. Henry Cuellar, A Democrat, Has Become One Of Obama's Biggest Critics On Border Crisis

He’s been ruffling feathers among Democrats and liberals for his hard-line talk about unaccompanied minors from Central America who have been crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally by the tens of thousands in the last year alone.And then there is his ... [Published Fox News Latino - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

White House not worried about Ginsburg retirement chatter

The White House says it’s not worried about a possible retirement by Ruth Bader Ginsburg or any other Supreme Court justice.Speculation on the high court’s next vacancy has centered on the 81-year-old Ginsburg, who has had health problems.Some on the ... [Published The Hill - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Van de Putte raised more money than Patrick since he won the runoff

State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, raised more than $2 million this year, $1.1 million of that in the five weeks after rival Dan Patrick won the Republican nomination, a period in which her fundraising outpaced ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Abbott finds a chemical hazard

AUSTIN — He's a careful candidate who's comfortably ahead of the competition, but Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott has smacked into a chemical hazard.If his Democratic opponent for governor, Sen. Wendy Davis , has her way, the political fallout ... [Published MySanAntonio - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Obama's no-win situation on border crisis

President Obama avoided a photo op with Texas Gov. Rick Perry at the border, scene of a surge of child migrants. But the optics of Obama's trip to Colorado and Texas were still awkward. President Obama had a good time fist-bumping at the Franklin Barbecue ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

The face of GOP opposition

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican who has seen thousands of unaccompanied children flood across his state’s border, has seized the spotlight in recent days to become the national face of opposition to President Obama’s immigration policies.Perry, Texas’s ... [Published The Hill - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

White House talks tough on immigration ahead of Texas trip

The White House on Monday insisted most of the thousands of unaccompanied minors flooding across the border will be deported.The firm position came as President Obama is set to travel to Texas, the center of a growing firestorm over the nation’s inability ... [Published The Hill - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Immigration Issue To Play Key Role In Campaign

Posted Monday, July 7th 2014 @ 5am  by KTRH’s Cliff SaundersYou might have had a three day weekend to celebrate our country’s independence, but the border crisis hasn’t let up, and politicians didn’t take any time off from pointing the finger of blame ... [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Wendy Davis and Purple Texas

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis speaks after her June 2013 pro-choice filibuster. Photo credit: Jorge Sanhueza-LyonIn recent years, Texas Democrats just haven’t had much to celebrate. The last time a Democrat won the governor’s office ... [Published Harvard Political Review - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Some call Corker courageous in gas tax proposal; others critical

WASHINGTON — When Sen. Bob Corker proposed raising federal gas taxes this week, many around Capitol Hill couldn’t decide if he showed political courage or political overreach.Regardless, as Congress moves toward a summer debate over highway funding, Corker, ... [Published Leaf Chronicle - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Corker’s gas tax propsal gets mixed reviews

Sen. Bob CorkerWASHINGTON – When Sen. Bob Corker proposed raising federal gas taxes this week, many around Capitol Hill couldn't decide if he showed political courage or political overreach.Regardless, as Congress moves toward a summer debate over highway ... [Published Tennessean - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Immigration Issue Tops Texans" Concerns

Posted Tuesday, June 17th 2014 @ 5am  by By KTRH’s Cliff SaundersThe stories about the immigration overflow into Texas keep on coming. As we approach the midterm elections, the experts say the talk about our borders isn’t going to stop anytime soon.A ... [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Jun 17 2014]

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...polarized environment passes for an act of political courage," said Cal Jillson, political scientist at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. "something has to be done (about highways)."

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Rep. Henry Cuellar, A Democrat, Has Become One ... [Published Fox News Latino - Jul 23 2014]
2014: A costly election year [Published Star-Telegram - Jul 20 2014]
White House not worried about Ginsburg retireme... [Published The Hill - Jul 20 2014]
Van de Putte raised more money than Patrick sin... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 15 2014]
Abbott finds a chemical hazard [Published MySanAntonio - Jul 14 2014]
Obama's no-win situation on border crisis [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 10 2014]
The face of GOP opposition [Published The Hill - Jul 10 2014]
White House talks tough on immigration ahead of... [Published The Hill - Jul 07 2014]
Immigration Issue To Play Key Role In Campaign [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Jul 07 2014]
How Ted Cruz Could Turn Texas Blue [Published US News & World Report - Jul 07 2014]
Admissions Inquiry Takes Center Stage in UT Saga [Published The Texas Tribune - Jun 25 2014]
Wendy Davis and Purple Texas [Published Harvard Political Review - Jun 22 2014]
Some call Corker courageous in gas tax proposal... [Published Leaf Chronicle - Jun 21 2014]
Corker’s gas tax propsal gets mixed reviews [Published Tennessean - Jun 21 2014]
Immigration Issue Tops Texans" Concerns [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Jun 17 2014]
The Brief: June 16, 2014 [Published The Texas Tribune - Jun 16 2014]
Tea Party coalition eyes takeover in Texas [Published PBS - May 27 2014]
Hillary Clinton Shouldn’t Be President: A Femin... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 20 2014]
THE HILL: As Hillary White House run looms, que... [Published Instapundit - May 18 2014]
Collier’s sales tax criticism of Hegar makes th... [Published Off the Kuff - Apr 04 2014]
Texas GOP’s New Strategy To Win Over Female Vot... [Published Think Progress - Mar 12 2014]
Governor's funds under scrutiny by candidates [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Mar 02 2014]
On succeeding Abbott as AG [Published Off the Kuff - Feb 06 2014]
Horns Up, Horns Down for Dec. 6 [Published Daily Texan - Dec 06 2013]
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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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THE HILL: As Hillary White House run looms, questions linger about Bill. Pushing back against suggestions from Karl Rove that Hillary might have suffered brain damage in a 2012 fall, Clinton came across as fiercely defensive and a little too hot. ...
Collier’s sales tax criticism of Hegar makes th... [Published Off the Kuff - Apr 04 2014]
That’s how you do it . Mike Collier Democrat Mike Collier, a certified public accountant from Houston, will start airing television ads criticizing opponent Glenn Hegar, a Republican state senator from Katy, for his support to phase out property ...
Texas GOP’s New Strategy To Win Over Female Vot... [Published Think Progress - Mar 12 2014]
From RedStateWomen.com Texas’ recent efforts to radically curtail women’s health has turned the state into a prime battleground for women’s rights. State Senator Wendy Davis (D) is using that attention to raise millions of dollars for her gubernatorial ...
On succeeding Abbott as AG [Published Off the Kuff - Feb 06 2014]
The next Attorney General will inherit a lot of Greg Abbott’s unfinished fights, some of which he instigated and some of which were thrust upon him by the Lege. Still not Greg Abbott Defending the constitutionality of the state’s controversial ...
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