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By Emily Miller
Obama is losing the debate on gun ownership, concealed-carry permits
Topic - Eric Opiela
Agriculture commissioner candidate Sid Miller invested nearly $100,000 of campaign funds in the stock market, then took personal ownership of some of the stocks when he left the Texas House to settle loans he'd made to his campaign.
Union bashing has been a unifying theme at this year's Republican National Convention, as few topics have generated louder, longer and more robust cheers and applause during keynote speeches.
Eric Opiela, a delegate from Karnes City, Texas, said most delegates in Tampa think that public-sector unions generally are "destructive to [government] reform and in cutting the deficit."
"They'll say that teachers unions are standing in the way of reform but that average teachers we love and respect and that it's a bad system that's holding them back," he said.