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The Galveston County Daily News: Politics

August 30, 2016


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Texas two-step? Perry to appear on 'Dancing with the Stars'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rick Perry is Texas' longest-serving governor and a two-time unsuccessful presidential candidate. But can he two-step in his signature cowboy boots?

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Thursday 08/25/2016
Suddenly it's Trump sounding soft on illegal immigration
Posted: August 25, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump defeated 16 rivals in the Republican primaries by being the most anti-immigrant of them all, promising to build a giant wall on the border and deport millions. He labeled opponents like Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio as weak and amnesty-loving, and his extreme rhetoric pushed the entire debate over immigration to the right.

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Wednesday 08/24/2016
Trump's evolving immigration plan compared to Clinton, Obama
Posted: August 24, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's new line on immigration — "fair, but firm" — is leaving both Republicans and Democrats with the same question: Is the famously hard-line GOP nominee softening his approach?

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Tuesday 08/23/2016
In latest hedge, Trump says immigration laws can be softened
Posted: August 23, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he is open to "softening" laws dealing with immigrants in the country illegally, the latest sign that the Republican presidential nominee is considering easing the hardline stance he has taken since the beginning of his campaign.

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Saturday 08/20/2016
Decades before Trump, 'Pappy' used politics to boost sales
Posted: August 20, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A wealthy businessman and media personality who campaigns on dismantling the political establishment, promises to preserve traditional, working-class values and unabashedly promotes his own brand at every turn.

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Friday 08/19/2016
Ohio's Republican governor done talking about Trump
Posted: August 19, 2016

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Republican governor says he has nothing further to say about his party's presidential nominee.

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Thursday 08/18/2016
Clinton: Nation needs to bring together police, communities
Posted: August 18, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton said Thursday the nation needs to work together to repair rifts between police officers and the communities they serve and guard against more discord — a veiled reference to rival Donald Trump.

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Sunday 08/14/2016
New Clinton effort tries to tap the power of 'Dreamers'
Posted: August 14, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton's campaign is launching a new effort to tap into the political power of young, undocumented immigrants, hoping to capitalize on Donald Trump's promises to make deporting them a top priority of his presidency.

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Wednesday 08/10/2016
WHY IT MATTERS: Voting rights
Posted: August 10, 2016


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WHY IT MATTERS: Voting rights
Posted: August 10, 2016


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