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‘Tea Party Lawyer' Behind Attacks Against Texas Tea Party AG Candidate

LUBBOCK, Texas—Dan Backer, the D.C. area attorney widely known for his work with, has come forward as the one responsible for attacking Texas Attorney General candidate State Senator Ken Paxton in a massive half-million dollar Texas ad-buy. Ken Paxton is the Tea Party candidate who Senator Ted Cruz proudly honored. A media professional who works with told Breitbart Texas that the group has no part in what their attorney is doing. May 23, 2014 12:03 PM PT

Border Patrol Union Fires Back Against Open Border Advocates

LUBBOCK, Texas—The National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) fired back against the left-of-center American Immigration Council (AIC) over a report that largely used unsubstantiated claims and out of context numbers to attack the men and women of the U.S. Border Patrol agency. May 22, 2014 3:41 PM PT

Mexican Sinaloa Cartel Bodyguard Pleads Guilty to Murder in Texas

LUBBOCK, Texas—A Mexican Sinaloa cartel bodyguard living in Denver, Colorado plead guilty to murdering a fellow member of the same transnational criminal organization, according to an FBI press release obtained by Breitbart Texas. The guilty plea came in a federal court in El Paso, Texas. The cartel killer is a Mexican citizen. May 19, 2014 10:01 AM PT

Texas Man Arrested for Alleged Premarital Sex with 16-Year-Old Wife

LUBBOCK, Texas—A Houston-area man who is reportedly legally married to a young woman has been arrested for allegedly having premarital sex with his wife. The man is 41-years-old and his wife is 16-years-old. The man, Illich Guardiola, is reportedly a drama teacher and now stands accused of sexual assault of a child. May 11, 2014 10:31 AM PT

Pack of Dogs: Dan Branch, Texas Media and a Democratic Trial Lawyer Attack Ken Paxton

A Democratic trial lawyer has sent a letter to the SEC attacking Texas AG candidate State Senator Ken Paxton--one week before early voting begins. Rather than an accurate headline acknowledging a political hit job was in process and that there existed great political benefit to the person who sent the letter, a Texas media outlet began reporting the matter as though it was something of substance—not indicating that anyone can send a letter to the SEC at any time they choose. May 10, 2014 7:57 AM PT

Mexican Cartels: They're Here

Alleged Enforcers for a Mexican cartel were reportedly involved in the kidnapping and torture of U.S. teenagers over methamphetamine in St. Paul, Minnesota, according to the local St. Paul Pioneer Press. The U.S. Attorney’s office omitted Mexican cartel involvement in their official press release on the case. May 6, 2014 8:53 PM PT

Texas: Father-Daughter Bank Robbery Duo Headed to Prison

LUBBOCK, Texas—A father and daughter team of bank robbers have been sentenced in Dallas, Texas for their roles in three Texas bank robberies. Court documents obtained by Breitbart Texas reveal that John Applewhite (50) and his daughter, Shelby Dawn Applewhite (23), will now serve multiple years behind bars for their roles in the armed robberies. May 6, 2014 3:52 PM PT

Cartel Horse Rescued by Border Rancher Later Saves His Life

“Jackson has saved my life several times. He can smell smugglers,” said Olyphant of one of the rescued animals. He said that there have been two occasions where he would have unwittingly stumbled upon Mexican narcotics smugglers carrying AK-47’s had it not been for the rescued horse. May 3, 2014 5:12 AM PT

Area of Border Patrol Agent’s Murder Left Minimally Secured

SAN DIEGO, California--A simple fence is the only physical barrier between Mexico and the United States in the area where Border Patrol agent Robert Rosas, Jr. was brutally murdered by five illegal immigrants—the same unchanged fence that the illegals crossed to kill Agent Rosas. May 2, 2014 7:22 AM PT

Exclusive: Assassination Threat from Mexico Against Family of US Border Sheriff

SIERRA VISTA, Arizona—A routine traffic stop in a small Arizona town near the Mexican border has left one man dead from the gun of a police officer and “credible” assassination threats against the officer and his father, the county sheriff, according to law enforcement sources including the sheriff. Apr 25, 2014 6:35 AM PT

Sinaloa Cartel Losing Grip Near Texas Border

The Sinaloa cartel is losing its grip and control over the Mexican city of Juárez, according to numerous experts. Breitbart Texas’ border expert and contributing editor Sylvia Longmire, the U.S. private intelligence firm Stratfor, and the well-respected Borderland Beat news and analysis outlet all agree that rival cartels are weakening the grip of the Sinaloa Federation. Apr 19, 2014 10:18 AM PT

42 'Acts of Love' ... And Counting

Breitbart Texas first put an "acts of love" list together in response to former Florida Governor Jeb Bush's insistence that many of the human beings illegally crossing into the U.S. across the porous U.S./Mexico border were doing so as acts of love. Now, the far-left mayor of San Antonio, Texas, Julian Castro, has taken up the talking point for his mission to achieve amnesty for the millions of illegal immigrants who currently reside in the United States. Apr 16, 2014 11:27 AM PT

Border Patrol Rescues 5-Year-Old Honduran Girl from Rio Grande River

The U.S. Border Patrol has rescued a 5-year-old Honduran girl from the Rio Grande River, the international boundary between the U.S. and Mexico in Texas. The ordeal occurred near Eagle Pass, Texas and authorities say the child was struggling to stay afloat. Apr 15, 2014 1:29 PM PT

40 ‘Acts of Love’ ... and Counting

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush insisted that many of the instances of illegal immigrants coming into the U.S. were "acts of love." Though many of the human beings who enter the U.S. illegally or overstay their legally permitted time in the U.S. are doing so to earn more resources and provide for families, many of the illegal immigrants who come into the U.S. are doing so for highly criminal reasons--a fact often left out of the discussion or otherwise barely mentioned. Apr 10, 2014 5:56 AM PT


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