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29 min ago | Talking Points Memo

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randy Neugebauer, Lamar Smith, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

1 hr ago | MyHighPlains.com

Advocates Urge Perry to Ban Tasers in Schools

After a Round Rock school police officer used a Taser to stop a fight Monday, some Texas youth advocates are urging Gov. Rick Perry to ban Tasers and pepper spray in public schools.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Bastrop County, TX

5 hrs ago | Mother Jones

Rick Perry Dismantled Texas' Public Integrity Unit. Now He's Facing a Grand Jury.

Rick Perry - Republican Texas governor, failed 2012 presidential candidate, and potential 2016 retread contender - is battling legal trouble at home, thanks to his controversial veto that demolished the state office tasked with investigating political scandals.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Texas Government, US Governors, Travis County, TX

6 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

Lawyer for Perry has contract for $450 an hour

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, US News, Tea Party, Austin, TX

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Dan Patrick, Juli n Castro clash over immigration in TV debate

Democratic San Antonio Mayor JuliA n Castro and state Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, squared off for a debate Tuesday in San Antonio.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, George Bush

The Wichita Eagle

Rubio: Terrorists training in Syria may strike US

The tea party darling and possible 2016 presidential hopeful gave a foreign policy speech sponsored by various groups at the University of Texas.

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National Public Radio

Texas Candidate Faces Thorny Death Penalty Choice

The death penalty is like gun rights in Texas politics: Candidates don't dare get in the way of either.

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NJ.com

National Democrats take aim at Christie, highlighting bridge scandal in new video

TRENTON - A new video produced by national Democrats takes aim at Gov. Chris Christie and other Republican governors who are facing investigations into the way they run their offices and political campaigns.

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Free Republic

Rick Perry Faces Grand Jury After Efforts to Remove Drunkard DA

A grand jury is expected to be called to investigate allegations that Texas Gov. Rick Perry abused his power when he vetoed funding for the Travis County District Attorney's office as part of the state budget.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Travis County, TX

CBS Local

Rubio Visiting Texas For UT Address

Often mentioned as a possible 2016 presidential candidate, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is heading onto the home turf of two other future potential White House contenders, Ted Cruz and Rick Perry.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

3 GOP governors blast Medicare Advantage rates

Three Southern Republican governors are writing President Barack Obama to complain about newly announced Medicare Advantage payments.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Scott, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

The News Tribune

Jeb Bush has a good shot at GOP nomination

"The notion that Jeb Bush is going to be the Republican presidential nominee is a fantasy nourished by the people who used to run the Republican Party," writes Ben Smith of BuzzFeed.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Jeb Bush, Utah, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

KOB-TV New Mexico

Arizona bill failure may help bring Tesla Motors to New Mexico

Don't look now but one of the other guys in the race for Tesla Motors just stumbled.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Auto Dealers

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBS Local

Senators Vying For Higher Posts Spar In Hearing

A Senate panel's discussion about how best to overhaul the curriculum and testing procedures for Texas high schools at times felt like a political debate Monday, as a gubernatorial hopeful and two candidates for lieutenant governor shared the spotlight.

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Breitbart.com

Wendy Davis Ethical Questions Surface

Despite promises to the contrary, it appears that State Senator Wendy Davis voted on bills that affect her clients and favorably impact the bottom line of her law firm.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Transportation, North Texas Tollway Authority, US Governors, US Politics, Ray LaHood, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Salon

"Out of touch with reality": Lilly Ledbetter unloads on GOP's fair pay tantrum

One day after President Obama signed two executive orders tackling federal contractors' gender pay gap, Senate Republicans Wednesday blocked debate for the third time on a broader Paycheck Fairness Act.

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Crooks and Liars

Rick Perry's Lawyered Up

The only reason this isn't drawing as much attention as the Christie deal is that nobody - including coyotes - takes Rick Perry seriously any more.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Travis County, TX, Chris Christie, US News, Liberal Political News

MySanAntonio.com

Grand jury to be seated to consider case against Gov. Rick Perry

AUGUST 29: Rosemary Edwards of Austin, Texas and Steve Monisteri talk with Texas Gov. Rick Perry during the third day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Perry hires lawyer for criminal inquiry into veto threat

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has hired a high-profile Austin defense lawyer to represent him in an investigation into whether he illegally withheld money from the Travis County District Attorney's office.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Austin, TX, Travis County, TX

Free Republic

Iowa Senate Candidate's Ad: Holding his Glock...

Ideally, FR needs Every Regular User and Member to Contribute. Please Don't let the Same Loyal Members Carry Everyone! If you haven't yet Contributed, Please Don't Delay!!! by Din Maker "Quast, who is running as an Independent after failing to qualify to run as a Democrat, maintains that he is not like Republican hopeful Joni Ernst, who is endorsed ... (more)

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