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The Brief: June 7, 2012

Republicans and Democrats kick off their state conventions today, but the atmosphere surrounding each couldn't be more different.

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David Ramirez: The TT Interview

The former U.S. Border Patrol agent who retired as an assistant special agent in charge at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on his new book, Beneath the Same Sky, and his experiences patrolling the border and as an undercover federal agent.

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Marjorie Kamys Cotera

The Evening Brief: June 7, 2012

Your evening reading: Perry convention speech fuels 2014 speculation; mention of Dewhurst draws boos; judge lets Wentworth lawsuit proceed

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