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GOP Debate Recap: Early Republican Debate Heightens With Trump, Immigration Reform

Republican presidential candidates have gathered at the Ronald Reagan Library in California, and four White House hopefuls engaged in the first of two debates on Wednesday.
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GOP Debate: 5 Things Latinos Should Know

The second Republican presidential primary debate is tonight, and the show could set new records for cable news. Two debates are set for Wednesday evening in California, where Latinos are the majority.
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GOP Debate 2015 Recap: Seven Republican Presidential Candidates Debate Immigration, Islamic State Terrorism

The first Republican presidential debate covered heavy topics ranging from electability, the Islamic State militant group, immigration and GOP frontrunner Donald Trump. The first debate occurred at 5 p.m. EST with seven Republican candidates who did not meet the top 10 criteria by Fox News Channel. The top 10 would debate at a later timeslot of 9 p.m.
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Latino Group Calls for Republican Leadership to Denounce, Dump Donald Trump From Presidential Debates

A political unit from the largest online Latino organizing group has called for Donald Trump's removal from presidential debates. According Presente Action, Trump "set a dangerous tone" during the campaign trail for the White House and "uncover[ed] the worst of America's history with racially divisive language, and incitement towards discrimination."

TURNOUT: Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta: Latinos Will Be The 'Deciders' in 2016 Election, Analyzes GOP Candidates

Regarded as "one of America's great labor and civil rights icons," Dolores Huerta has dedicated her life to advocating labor and civil rights, and her work continues as the Latino electorate brave the 2016 presidential election season.
Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton Calls Congress to Fix Voting Rights Discrimination; RNC Calls Clinton Rhetoric 'Divisive'

Although Texas is projected to vote for the Republican presidential candidate in 2016, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton visited the Lone Star State to address U.S. voting rights and the "Republican efforts to restrict them."
Mexico condemns police killings of 3 citizens in the U.S.

Voters Disapprove of Obama, Congress Handling Immigration, Economy Issues

Immigration and the economy have remained as the top issues among registered voters, based on new polling data.
Jeb Bush Ahead of Other Republicans in GOP Presidential Election Nomination Poll

Jeb Bush Ahead of Other Republicans in GOP Presidential Election Nomination Poll

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has increased his lead in a hypothetical poll among potential Republican Party presidential candidates.

Texas Local Debt Hits $328 Billion as National Guard Troops Remain Unpaid for Border Control

The Texas Bond Review Board indicated the state's total local debt grew by $5 billion as the Lone Star State is having trouble compensating National Guard troops sent to the border.
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President Barack Obama Sends Defense, Homeland Security Officials to Evaluate Need for National Guard Troops at Texas Border

Days following Texas Gov. Rick Perry's announcement to deploy approximately 1,000 National Guard troops to the southern U.S. border, President Barack Obama will send a team to assess if Perry's decision would help ease the immigration crisis.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry to Deploy 1,000 National Guard Troops to US-Mexico Border Due to Federal Government's 'Empty Promises'

Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, announced on Monday plans to deploy approximately 1,000 National Guard troops to the southern Texas border to help secure the border.

Texas Congressional District Maps Redrawn by GOP to Lessen Democrat and Latino Influence, Lawsuit Claims

Congressional districts redrawn by the Republican-dominated Texas Legislature were made to weaken Democrats in the state and not to affect black and Latino voters, according to Texas' special litigation chief Patrick Sweeten. The Department of Justice and the Obama administration claimed the 2011 redrawing of the state's congressional districts, supported by Gov. Rick Perry, were meant to discriminate against minority voters.
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Immigration Reform Update: Texas Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Bill for Undocumented Minors Crossing Southern US Border

Two Texas lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan legislation aimed to ease the humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexican border.
Gov. Rick Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Rejects Obama's Emergency Request to Handle Immigration Crisis

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has voiced his disapproval of President Barack Obama's request to Congress for $3.7 billion to tackle the influx of unaccompanied child migrants coming to the United States.
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National Guard's Power at US, Mexican Border Limited: Guard Troops Unable to Arrest Undocumented Immigrants

Republicans have called for the Obama administration to send the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to slow the influx of undocumented immigrants, but the Guard's responsibilities are limited.
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Texas Governor Rick Perry Sees Homosexuals and Alcoholics the 'Same Way': Possible Presidential Candidate Talks Climate Change, Eric Cantor [Video]

Texas Governor Rick Perry has drawn some attention to himself after comparing being a homosexual to being an alcoholic at an appearance in San Francisco on Wednesday.
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