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Monday, December 7th, 2015

Texas GOP rejects secession ballot proposal

State GOP leaders, including two representatives from Hays County, have defeated a proposal to ask Texas voters whether they favor secession.

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Video: The Daily Show on Texas secessionists

On an episode of The Daily Show last week, correspondent Jessica Williams talked to a handful of Texans, include a former Republican candidate for governor, who want to secede from the "oppressive" United States.

Monday, January 14th, 2013

White House responds to Texas secession petition

Responding to petitions from Texas and seven other states calling for the right to secede, the White House called for healthy debate, but to not let "that debate tear us apart."