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Perry says disparaging tweet unauthorized

A tweet from Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power.

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Related Topix: The Perrys, Gospel, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Travis County, TX

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker

Texas Gov. Rick Perry walks over to talk to reporters after driving up in a Tesla Motors Type S electric car in Sacramento, Calif.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Tesla Motors, Startups, US Governors, California, California Government

Crooks and Liars

CNN Brings On Formerly Convicted Majority Leader Tom DeLay To Weigh In On Perry Indictment

Why, oh why does anyone at CNN believe their audience has something to gain by listening to what this slimy character thinks about the Rick Perry indictment ? On this Sunday's State of the Union , host Candy Crowley interviewed former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay to ask him about Perry, his thoughts on the 2016 presidential primary race and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, State of the Union, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Liberal Political News

Politico

DeLay declines to pick between Perry, Cruz

Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay declined on Sunday to say which potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate from Texas he'd support: Gov. Rick Perry or Sen. Ted Cruz.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, State of the Union

Chicago Tribune

Border Patrol agent shoots at armed militia member in Texas

A U.S. Border Patrol agent fired several rounds toward an armed militia member in Texas, reigniting concerns among law enforcement officials about conflicts with untrained and unregulated volunteers who have arrived at the Mexican border in the wake of the recent immigration crisis.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Cameron County, TX, Brownsville, TX, US Governors, Travel

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Times of Israel

Obama's cool head in a crisis - asset or growing liability?

US President Barack Obama holds a press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, August 28, 2014 He doesn't bluster and he doesn't strut and President Barack Obama certainly isn't panicking, though he admits it feels like the world is falling apart.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), John McCain, US Governors

WFAA-TV Dallas

Ted Cruz sounds like he's running in 2016

"We are part of a grassroots fire that is sweeping this country," the Republican senator told a gathering of conservative activists in Dallas Saturday Ted Cruz sounds like he's running in 2016 "We are part of a grassroots fire that is sweeping this country," the Republican senator told a gathering of conservative activists in Dallas Saturday Check ... (more)

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Dallas, TX, Barack Obama, US Governors

SiliconValley.com

California vs. Texas in fight to attract and retain businesses

When California rolled out a $750 million plan this year to attract and retain businesses, many aspects mirrored longtime perks used by Texas, where officials love nothing more than stealing jobs from the Golden State.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Jerry Brown

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.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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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.

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

KMPH-TV Fresno

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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)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Gawker

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.

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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.

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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.

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

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