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Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to business and Republican leaders in Chesterfield, Mo., in late August, warning them that unless there is an override of Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of an income-tax cut, he won't be the only governor trying to lure business away from Missouri. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch via Associated Press)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to business and Republican leaders in Chesterfield, Mo., in late August, warning them that unless there is an override of Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of an income-tax cut, he won't be the only governor trying to lure business away from Missouri. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch via Associated Press)

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