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Monday, January 17th, 2011

Doggett slams governor on education funding

The battle of Washington, D.C., versus Texas continues — and this time it's D.C.'s turn to be fed up. On the letters page of Wednesday's New York Times, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, slams Gov. Rick Perry for failing to take $830 million in federal money that Perry and other Republicans complained had strings attached but that...