Speaking about the need for congressional action on immigration, President Obama told a crowd at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas, on Thursday that he would "love it if the Republicans did stuff too." Jack Plunkett/AP hide caption

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Gov. Rick Perry gives a speech during the Texas GOP Convention in Fort Worth on Thursday. In his address, the longest-serving governor in the state's history focused more on the future and national issues than his political legacy at home. Rex C. Curry/AP hide caption

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry is the latest state executive to say no to an expansion of Medicaid. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry attends the Westside Conservative Club breakfast Wednesday in Urbandale, Iowa. Eric Gay/Associated Press hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Gov. Rick Perry of Texas prepares to speak at a dinner in Bettendorf, Iowa, Monday. Two years ago Perry signed into Texas law an insurance mandate covering controversial tests for heart disease. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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In this image taken from video and provided by Worldwide Pants, Inc., Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry presents the "Top Ten Rick Perry Excuses," on the set of the Late Show with David Letterman. AP hide caption

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