Is Texas Responsible for Half the Country's Job Growth?

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They say that everything comes a little larger in Texas. And for the last decade, the creation of jobs has been as fundamental an aspect of the oversize Lone Star culture as the roasts on the ranch.

There's no more powerful political weapon in America than a record of generating jobs, and Republican governors have embraced the Texas example as their own. Taking to the editorial pages of the Wall Street Journal, Virginia Governor Bob McConnell, the current vice chair of the Republican Governors Association, says observers should have little difficulty spotting the winner over a decade that has seen its fair share of challenges, from September 11 to the financial crisis.