Rand Paul is beefing up his presidential campaign years in advance of the 2016 election. His activity in Texas foreshadow’s the states growing importance to the GOP.
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In 2001, Houston voters approved an amendment to the city charter forbidding benefits for anyone but “legal spouses” of city employees. Is a gay couple legally married in a state that recognizes their union a legal spouse in Houston? Mayor Parker and the city attorney say yes. The Harris County Republicans say they’re “[thumbing] their nose at the will of the people.”