The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Feb. 26, 2013

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•    Perry: Texas won’t join Medicaid expansion, and it won’t turn blue (Austin American-Statesman): "Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday that despite Gov. Chris Christie’s example, Texas will not be joining New Jersey in accepting Medicaid expansion under Obamacare, and that it is incumbent upon President Obama to broker a deal on the federal budget sequester. Perry also welcomed the launch of Battleground Texas, a Democratic effort to turn Texas blue or at least purple, saying he hoped they spend a lot of money in the state in a futile effort to gain traction in a state that ...

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