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Texas gubernatorial debate: Beto O’Rourke, Greg Abbott spar on guns, abortion and immigration
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Texas gubernatorial debate: Beto O’Rourke, Greg Abbott spar on guns, abortion and immigration

Guns. Abortion. . Texas' closely-watched gubernatorial race hit the final stretch Friday night at the first — and likely only — debate between incumbent Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, and Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke, as the candidates sparred on some of the biggest issues facing votes in the state.While recent polls have shown O'Rourke trailing Abbott by around 7 points, this still could be the closest Texas governor's race in years. Abbott won in 2014 by over 20 points, and in 2018 by over 13 points. Abbott and O'Rourke have not squared off in person since the day after the Uvalde school shooting, when O'Rourke confronted Abbott during a press conference. O'Rourke has continued to hammer Abbott for his response to the shooting, even holding a press conference ahead of th...
Inside processing center handling influx of migrants
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Inside processing center handling influx of migrants

Inside processing center handling influx of migrants - CBS News Watch CBS News CBS News was given rare access to a new mobile processing center in El Paso, Texas, that's seeing an average of 1,500 migrants a day. About half of them fled from Venezuela's authoritarian regime. Manuel Bojorquez reports. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link
Republican governors continue sending migrants to Democratic states
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Republican governors continue sending migrants to Democratic states

Republican governors continue sending migrants to Democratic states - CBS News Watch CBS News Governors of Republican border states such as Florida and Texas are continuing to bus and fly migrants to Democrat-led cities and states in protest of the Biden administration’s immigration policies. Michael George has the latest. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link
GOP governors intensify migrant transportation campaign, stranding asylum-seekers on an island and a busy street
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GOP governors intensify migrant transportation campaign, stranding asylum-seekers on an island and a busy street

Republican governors this week escalated their efforts to transport migrants released from federal border custody to Democratic-led jurisdictions, sending groups of Latin American asylum-seekers to Martha's Vineyard and a busy street near Vice President Kamala Harris' residence in Washington, D.C.On Wednesday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, took credit for flying roughly 50 Venezuelan migrants to Martha's Vineyard, an island off the Massachusetts coast, without alerting local officials. On Thursday morning, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott boasted about bussing another group of migrants to a street near the Naval Observatory, which houses the vice president's official residence.The state actions this week are part of a broader campaign by three Republican governors to rebuke the...