'Secure the border with boots on the ground,' says Perry

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Texas Gov. Rick PerryJames (Rick) Richard PerryPartisan politics at independent agency draws bipartisan rebuke Overnight Energy: House panel approves park funding, offshore drilling bills | Green group putting M into races | Perry applauds Russia boosting oil production Perry welcomes efforts by Russia, OPEC to boost oil production MORE (R) did not hold back in addressing reporters' questions on major issues, including national security, immigration reform, economic policy and gay rights, at a luncheon hosted by The Christian Science Monitor on Thursday.