KUT-FM: Ben Philpott, KUT News http://nwpr.org en George P. Bush Steps Into Texas Political Limelight http://nwpr.org/post/george-p-bush-steps-texas-political-limelight George P. Bush is expected to win Tuesday's GOP primary for land commissioner. Ben Phillpott of KUT brings the story of the young Bush's low-key campaign and outreach to Hispanic voters. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:05:00 +0000 KUT-FM: Ben Philpott, KUT News 42300 at http://nwpr.org Miss., Texas Won't Offer VA Benefits To Same-Sex Partners http://nwpr.org/post/miss-texas-wont-offer-va-benefits-same-sex-partners Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>It's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block.<p>Today, a Justice Department ruling opened the way for the Veterans Administration to extend benefits to same-sex married partners of veterans. This comes the same week that gays in the military can start applying for spousal benefits. But the process has not gone smoothly for National Guard members in Texas and Mississippi. In those states, Guard spokespeople say they won't file the paperwork for same-sex couples requesting benefits. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:36:00 +0000 KUT-FM: Ben Philpott, KUT News 33647 at http://nwpr.org Perry Campaign Amplifies Attacks On Santorum http://nwpr.org/post/perry-campaign-amplifies-attacks-santorum Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry has been aboard a bus touring Iowa hoping to score an upset in next Tuesday's caucuses. Perry spent Thursday trying to reverse the surge that challenger Rick Santorum has seen in a recent poll. Fri, 30 Dec 2011 11:39:00 +0000 KUT-FM: Ben Philpott, KUT News 448 at http://nwpr.org