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2 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Texas voter ID trial begins as elections ramp up

A major election year in Texas has overshadowed an upcoming trial on the fate of the state's tough new voter ID law, with a judge set to determine whether it safeguards ballot integrity or discriminates against minorities by imposing a mandate that suppresses turnout.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

5 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Rick Perry's Legal Trouble: The Line Between Influence And Coercion

Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks to the media and supporters after he was booked on August 19 in Austin.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Travis County, TX

9 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

Rick Perry Feels the Love at Americans for Prosperity Summit

The irony that Americans For Prosperity's Defending the American Dream summit is being held in a hotel paid for with taxpayer funds can be a little overwhelming.


Related Topix: US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Country

12 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

5 things to know about the Texas elections

The results of Texas' Nov. 4 election will kick off the state's largest political shakeup in a generation because not a single statewide incumbent is on the ballot.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Pete Gallego, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Electronics, Dewhurst, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Washington Post

Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, the Hilltop Women's Reproductive clinic is photographed in El Paso, Texas.


Related Topix: Abortion, Texas Government, Texas, El Paso, TX, US Governors

KMPH-TV Fresno


The corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife has boiled down to this: Did they knowingly trade special favors for the $165,000 in loans and gifts they admit they took from a dietary supplements promoter? State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more ... (more)


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Abortion, Texas Government, Texas, Southern Utah University

The New Zealand Herald

Border Patrol agent fires at armed militia member

A Border Patrol agent pursuing a group of immigrants in a wooded area near the Texas-Mexico border on Friday fired several shots at an armed man who later identified himself as a militia member.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, US Governors

Dallas Morning News

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A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Abortion, US Governors, Women's Health, Health

Denver Post

Perry, Paul bash Obama for 'no strategy' on Syria

Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky pounced Friday on President Barack Obama's "we don't have a strategy yet" comments about the violent militant faction attacking cities in Iraq - but other potential Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls laid off as they wowed the crowd at an influential conservative gathering.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US Governors, Barack Obama


Rick Perry's Border-Deployed National Guard Troops Haven't Been Paid

When Texas Gov. Rick Perry sent National Guard soldiers to the Mexico border to much fanfare earlier this summer, he couldn't say how long they'd be there.


Related Topix: US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Los Angeles Times

Obama suggests he'll need more time on immigration policy

President Barack Obama is blaming Russia for the escalating violence in eastern Ukraine, but says the U.S. won't take military action there.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

The Miami Herald

Rick Perry's comeback headed off at the pass

It was all going so well for Texas Gov. Rick Perry - until the indictment. His efforts to move past a disastrous 2012 presidential run that had become a reliable punch line for a senior moment seemed to be working.


Related Topix: US Governors, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas, US National Guard, US Military, John McCain, Republican

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Texan

Protesters arrested for obstructing traffic on the Drag

Five people were arrested on Guadalupe Street on Wednesday for obstructing traffic while protesting looming closures of abortion clinics in Texas.


Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US Governors

Texas Tribune

Secretive Group Launches Pro-Perry Site

A secretive nonprofit, which until recently has been known solely for its efforts to unseat New York Democrats, has launched an online campaign in support of Gov. Rick Perry in light of his recent legal troubles.


Related Topix: New York, US News, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, WebMD, Public Relations

The Washington Post

The most important word in Rand Paul's attack on Hillary Clinton

Sen. Rand Paul is really good at making news, and he did it again Wednesday night with an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal that, in part, attacked Hillary Clinton for being too hawkish on Syria .


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, US Governors, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

Cybercast News Service

Texas abuzz about possible Perry-Cruz 2016 battle

After plummeting from prime contender to political punchline three years ago, Gov. Rick Perry has spent months gearing up for a second run.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas, Texas Government, US Governors, Republican, Jim DeMint

Texas Tribune

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, left, and Judge Bert Richardson, right.

If Bert Richardson remains on the bench for the criminal case against Gov. Rick Perry , those who know the former prosecutor say trial watchers will be treated to an engaged judge.


Related Topix: Richardson, TX, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Bexar County, TX

In Trial Lawyer, Perry Finds a Tenacious Advocate

Tony Buzbee, who is leading Gov. Rick Perry's defense, has made a fortune being the kind of lawyer the governor has spent much of his time in office villainizing.


Related Topix: US Governors, Austin, TX, Travis County, TX

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Rick Perry Deploys Texas National Guard on Mexican Border

The first units of the National Guard contingent Texas Gov. Rick Perry is deploying to the Mexican border amid a surge in the arrivals of unaccompanied minors from Central America are in position, authorities said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas

WIS-TV Columbia

Perry says GOP Congress is key to solving problems

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is telling the South Carolina GOP that it's important for Republicans to control Congress so they can solve the country's immigration problem and other national issues.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors