The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Feb. 21, 2013

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•    Sen. John Cornyn leads push for Obama to drop Chuck Hagel’s Defense nomination (The Dallas Morning News): "Sen. John Cornyn, an early critic of Chuck Hagel’s nomination for Secretary of Defense, stepped up the pressure today, sending President Obama an open letter urging him to withdraw the nomination 'in the interest of national security.' Fourteen other GOP senators joined the letter, including fellow Texan Ted Cruz and his fellow tea partiers Mike Lee of Utah, Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, Marco Rubio of Florida and Tim Scott of South Carolina."

•    Texas senators want less protection for the Lesser ...

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