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The Midday Brief: Top Texas Headlines for Dec. 12, 2011

House Speaker Joe Straus, supported by Republican members, discusses the successes and shortcomings of the 82nd regular legislative session that adjourned sine die May 30, 2011.
House Speaker Joe Straus, supported by Republican members, discusses the successes and shortcomings of the 82nd regular legislative session that adjourned sine die May 30, 2011.

Your afternoon reading: Paul goes after Gingrich again in web video; Straus draws primary challenge; Perry calls Solyndra a country

The Midday Brief: Top Texas Headlines for Dec. 9, 2011

Campaign materials for Gov. Rick Perry at the Johnson County Fall BBQ event in Tiffin, Iowa, where Perry spoke on Oct. 7, 2011.
Campaign materials for Gov. Rick Perry at the Johnson County Fall BBQ event in Tiffin, Iowa, where Perry spoke on Oct. 7, 2011.

Your afternoon reading: Perry's spoiler potential in Iowa; Trump may scrap GOP debate; amid fiery campaign rhetoric, illegal border crossings on the decline

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