The Midday Brief: Top Texas Headlines for June 21, 2011

Your afternoon reading:

"At Perry's behest, state lawmakers will take up the so-called "anti-groping" measure targeting airport security screeners during their ongoing special session. The federal government has threatened to cancel flights if it passes." — Texas pat-down ban may spark new fight with feds, San Antonio Express-News

"Is a 2012 presidential run for Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry in the works? Many hope so, including CNN’s James Carville, but for different reasons than the GOP faithful."— Carville on Texas Gov. Rick Perry: ‘He talks a lot and he’s not very bright’, The Daily Caller

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