Who is James Leininger?

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James Leininger, the San Antonio businessman and longtime supporter of Gov. Rick Perry, is hosting a meeting of the governor and evangelical conservatives today and Saturday at Leininger's Hill Country spread near Fredericksburg. 

Well known to the state's political class, Leininger rose to political prominence for his work promoting school vouchers, the campaign to ban same-sex marriage in Texas and his sizable financial contributions to Perry and other conservative political candidates. He also founded the Texas Public Policy Foundation, an influential conservative think tank that has worked closely with Perry. 

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