Rick Perry News
News on Rick Perry continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
3 hrs ago | Boston.com
His speech on Wednesday was an effort to reassure Americans that he will do everything possible to crush the Islamic State terrorist group - while at the same time keep the country out of war. Much criticism of Obama's supposed foreign policy weakness stems from the fact that he seems cool when we want him to panic.
6 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate
A black justice of the peace in Galveston County and a Latino voter in Fort Worth are among those who sued Gov. Rick Perry, then Secretary of State John Steen and Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw a year ago, according to court records. Since then, the U.S. Department of Justice, NAACP branches in Texas and the Mexican-American Legislative Caucus have joined the mix.
10 hrs ago | Amarillo.com
In four years, seven West Texas Republicans running for legislative seats, including two incumbents, have been defeated in the primaries or in a special election - despite having strong support from the party establishment and / or the business community. Arrington had strong business backing and support from influential Republicans, too, because of his seven years at Tech and more than a decade as an adviser to former Governor and President George W. Bush.
11 hrs ago | Washington Post
Texas Gov. Rick Perry's ongoing deployment of 1,000 National Guard troops along the Rio Grande may be helpful in his second try for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016. The move also continues a distinctively Texan balancing act on immigration that Perry has been maintaining for well over a decade.
13 hrs ago | Power Line
On Thursday, Harry Reid brought SJ Res 19, to repeal the heart of the First Amendment, to the Senate floor for a vote. The result must be considered stunning by all Americans who value their freedoms.
Today our country is in the midst of a battle for survival. We face a well armed and well funded terror army, Islamic State, which has grown to 31,500 fighters, including 2,000 from Western nations.
Deep cracks in what seemed to be monolithic momentum of the Republican election machine appeared here Saturday evening when Atlanta businessman Herman Cain swamped the established front-runners in a critical party straw poll that often predicts the Republican presidential nominee - and the next President of the United States. With more than 37 percent of the 2,657 votes cast among 3,500 attendees at the state Republican convention straw poll Saturday afternoon, Cain won on a simple plank of no-nonsense solutions to the nation's deepening tax dilemma.
The decision of Texas Gov. Rick Perry to station National Guard troops on the border with Mexico "is not only disagreeable" but "reprehensible," Mexican President Enrique PeA a Nieto said in an interview published Friday. Such a policy has no part "in the spirit of cordiality and friendship between two countries," he told El Universal newspaper.
Few sitting governors get indicted, so the indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry - a 2016 presidential hopeful - naturally has been the subject of discussion and controversy. As you'd expect, Perry and his supporters immediately branded the charges as political.
Lawyers from the Texas attorney general's office presented witnesses Wednesday in federal court defending the state voter ID law as necessary and attempting to rebuff claims that it is discriminatory. The state's case in the federal trial, now in its second week, relies in part on the written testimony, read in court, of Republican state legislators.
It's hard not to laugh at the people who went to the various "tea bag" protests on Tax Day. As Paul Krugman wrote this week, "President Obama is being called a "socialist" who seeks to destroy capitalism.
Over the summer months, Texas became a hothouse of media access issues surrounding some high profile stories - from Gov. Rick Perry's travel records, to access to court proceedings and records of chemical stockpiles, to the right to visually record police activity.
Tesla Motors received a guarantee of $1.3 billion in tax breaks from the Nevada state government this week after agreeing to build the world's largest lithium-ion battery factory outside Reno. "Nevada has announced to the world - not to the country, but to the world - that we are ready to lead," Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval announced Thursday after finalizing a package of tax incentives designed to span the next 20 years, Reuters reports .
The United States is literally being invaded by illegal immigrants, with the complicity of the governments in their home countries. Yet somehow, Mexican officials had the gall to criticize Texas Governor Rick Perry for deploying troops from the National Guard to the border .
In a Brownsville family clinic, a powerfully built, bald doctor treats a never-ending line of sick and injured patients. He has been practicing for nearly four decades but family medicine is not his calling.
Texas National Guard troops watch for illegal immigrant crossings near the Rio Grande River at the U.S.-Mexico border on September 8, 2014 near McAllen, Texas. Happy to see the first group of the Texas National Guard soldiers began their patrol duties at the Rio Grande River, one Border Patrol agent Wednesday night said "they are a big boost to our morale."
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:34 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC