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Who owns ‘conservatism’?

Jack Hunter

From The Daily Caller, By , July 12, 2012 – “We need more conservative Texans in Washington, D.C., including my friend  David Dewhurst,” Texas Governor Rick Perry said during his state’s Republican  convention. Perry’s comments were met with loud boos from the mostly  conservative audience.

Dewhurst, the lieutenant governor of Texas, is running for U.S. Senate. He is  being challenged in a run-off by former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz, who  many Texans see as the more conservative candidate.

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