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Control Eluded State Leaders in Ebola Crisis

texastribune.org — When the Ebola virus first arrived in Texas, Gov. Rick Perry greetedthe grave news with trademark swagger. "There is no place in the world, I will suggest to you, that has better professionals, better ability to address this, than in Texas," he said at a hastily called press conference, one day after Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan tested positive for Ebola while in isolation at a Dallas hospital.
Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

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Davis: I'd Be "Thrilled" to Have Obama's Help

texastribune.org — While many Democrats in southern states are running away from Barack Obama as fast as they can, Sen. Wendy Davis leaned into her embrace of the president on Wednesday, saying she valued his support and would welcome him on the campaign trail.