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Republican Party leader visits Lubbock

Republican Party leader visits Lubbock

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A state leader of the Republican Party came to Lubbock to discuss her party's direction.

Tina Benkiser is the Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas and she spoke at the Lubbock Area Republican Women's meeting Thursday.

Benkiser says though the country is in a recession, Texas is holding strong. "We literally have the best economic climate in the entire country. We're also one of only a handful of states that's not in the ground right now. It's been because Republican leadership," said Benkiser.

Benkiser also discussed the recent legislative session, and what her party should do to prepare for the 2010 elections.

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