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Perry Prayer Rally “Establishes Him as the Frontrunner for the Republican Nomination” AUDIO

Even though it was billed as a non-political event, Governor Perry’s day of prayer and fasting at Reliant Stadium in Houston is being seen in Austin as a political success.  Tweet Share

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Lobbying the “Super Committee” (Audio & Video)

If you missed it, I reported to Keith Garvin on CBS 11 News that people I’m talking to are really nervous about this so-called “Super Committee” created by the debt deal struck this week by President Obama and leaders in Congress. Tweet Share

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A Texan Rounding Up Votes for Speaker Boehner’s Debt Plan

House Republican Deputy Whip Kevin Brady, R-The Woodlands, took the time to chat with me this morning about the challenge of putting together enough votes to pass Speaker Boehner’s debt bill. Tweet Share

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Debt Debate: Butts Did Not Get in Line AUDIO

The debt debate takes a new turn now with a terrible setback for Republican Speaker John Boehner, who was unable to get enough members of his own party to go along with his plan for cutting spending, raising the debt ceiling, and ending the standoff in Washington.  Tweet Share

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Debt Debate Draws Comparisons to Terrorism AUDIO

I have to tell you the crisis over the nation’s debt limit has frustrations boiling over in ways I haven’t seen since the last time we had some crisis that seemed to average folks like a manufactured controversy. Tweet Share

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First Baptist Dallas Pastor: Christians Shouldn’t Try to Make Every Issue a Moral Absolute

Now that prayer events are being held to address the debt crisis (that’s in addition to Gov. Perry’s much-touted and controversial prayer event in Houston next month), I thought it would be interesting to talk with a prominent religious leader in North Texas about people turning to their faith in crisis situations. Tweet Share

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Braddock TV: Tea Party GOP Sent to DC to Stir Pot, Not Knock it Over

On CBS 11 this afternoon, I talked with Keith Garvin about the latest on the debt fight in Washington, Governor Perry’s feeling of being “called” to run for president, and more.  Take a look: Tweet Share

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Tax Day Debate AUDIO

Ok, technically this year you can wait until Monday, the 18th to file your taxes.  But, I figured since April 15th is traditional Tax Day, we should debate President Obama’s proposal for taxing the wealthy at a higher rate. Tweet Share

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Braddock TV: GOP & Dems Don’t Speak the Same Language on Taxes (VIDEO)

I was on CBS 11 this afternoon with Doug Dunbar to talk about President Obama’s plan for deficit reduction.  Tweet Share

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Braddock TV: Government Shutdown Would be Seen as “Childish” VIDEO

The fine folks at CBS 11 in Dallas/Fort Worth were nice enough to have me on this week to talk about the potential government shutdown that could happen as soon as this weekend. Tweet Share

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