News For Tuesday, December 4, 2012

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Lawmakers' Bills Target Perceived Overreach by Federal Government

Two bills filed by lawmakers recently seek to restrict the actions of federal agencies in Texas. Lawmakers say the bills are meant to stand up for Texans' freedom, but federal agencies say practices targeted by the bills keep people safe.

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The Evening Brief: Dec. 4, 2012

Your evening reading: Bush calls for compassion in immigration debate; Armey leaves FreedomWorks with $8 million payout; Texas Nationalist Movement says membership has swelled

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