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The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for March 30, 2012

The set at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. on Oct. 10, 2011, the night before Rick Perry's fourth Republican presidential debate.
The set at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. on Oct. 10, 2011, the night before Rick Perry's fourth Republican presidential debate.

Your evening reading: Texas Republican Party proposes presidential debate; Perry's campaign security costs still mounting; Justice Department targeting lawmakers' communications over voter ID

The Brief: Top Texas News for March 30, 2012

Gov. Rick Perry walking down Adams Street in Creston, Iowa, with Department of Public Safety trooper Chris Brannen after speaking at a presidential campaign event on Dec. 27, 2011.
Gov. Rick Perry walking down Adams Street in Creston, Iowa, with Department of Public Safety trooper Chris Brannen after speaking at a presidential campaign event on Dec. 27, 2011.

Texas officials' focus on Washington and health care reform moved a thousand miles west on Thursday — to Nebraska and "pink slime."

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for March 29, 2012

Tejano monument artist Armando Hinojosa in front of the sculpture after its unveiling ceremony on the grounds of the Texas Capitol on March 29, 2012.
Tejano monument artist Armando Hinojosa in front of the sculpture after its unveiling ceremony on the grounds of the Texas Capitol on March 29, 2012.

Your evening reading: Tejano monument unveiling draws huge crowds; Ron Paul roadies leave the campaign trail; candidate offers "personal tour" of district to Roger and Michael Williams

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for March 28, 2012

Gov. Rick Perry speaks with a reporter on Feb. 21, 2012, a month after dropping his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.
Gov. Rick Perry speaks with a reporter on Feb. 21, 2012, a month after dropping his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.

Your evening reading: Perry joins team of governors defending "pink slime"; Dewhurst adviser links Cruz to Soros; Democratic state lawmaker pushing to change Texas' Stand Your Ground law

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for March 27, 2012

Attorney General Greg Abbott at a press conference after the ceremonial bill signing of human trafficking legislation on May 25, 2011.
Attorney General Greg Abbott at a press conference after the ceremonial bill signing of human trafficking legislation on May 25, 2011.

Your evening reading: Texas Republicans pleased with Supreme Court's questioning of health care law; Democrats slam Romney ahead of Texas visit; could Trayvon Martin-like case happen in Texas?