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11 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

Man Of God Huckabee Hates Regulations On Fronts For Money Laundering

Huckabee really believes it is just plain un-American for barely legal businesses to suffer any scrutiny under Operation Choke Point.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Prison, Liberal Political News

15 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Critics question Abbott's 2010 Houston voter raid

A previously unreported 2010 state raid of a Houston effort to register low-income voters is raising concerns from critics that the Republican favorite to become the next governor of Texas used his post to suppress voter registration efforts that could favor Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas

Sun Aug 31, 2014

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, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors, State of the Union, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Liberal Political News

Dallas Morning News

Abbott's Houston raid didn't end with arrests, but shut down voter drive

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott got his political start in Harris County. A spokesman for his office denied that politics played a part in the Houston Votes case.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Harris County, TX

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Kos

Sunday Talk: If you build it (all by yourself), he will come

Anthony Zinni , Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy MichA le Flournoy and Former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center Michael Leiter .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Nathan Deal, Representative Adam Kinzinger, New Mexico, New Mexico Government

RecordNET

Pitts: Hypocrisy deep in the heart of Texas?

That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera at the Travis County Courthouse last week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Travis County, TX, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Daily Kos

This week at progressive state blogs: drip of WI corruption, tea party cheering by Beauprez in CO

Just as states with progressive lawmakers and activists have themselves initiated innovative programs over a wide range of issues, state-based progressive blogs have helped provide us with a point of view, inside information and often an edgy voice that we just don't get from the traditional media.

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Related Topix: Blog News, US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Republican, US House of Representatives, Newt Gingrich, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Off the Kuff

More about TPJ

The Chron profiles Texans for Public Justice , the group that filed the complaint that led to Rick Perry's indictments.

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Related Topix: Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, University of Texas at Austin

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Texan

Political disputes should not be resolved in court

Editor's Note: On Aug. 15, a Travis County grand jury indicted Gov. Rick Perry for abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant.

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Related Topix: Travis County, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Senator Kay Bailey

National Review Online

A Libel in Texas

As regular readers may have noticed, I am very fond of my home town but have a little bit of a love-hate relationship with my home-town newspaper, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal , and I had to beat it up a bit in my last print piece .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, US House of Representatives, Lubbock, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

At the McDonnell trial, sidewalk visuals drive home the same point as testimony

Each morning, former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell arrives at the federal courthouse for his public corruption trial - always with lawyers, sometimes with a daughter, never with his wife.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Wedding, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Red Bluff Daily News

Matt Mackowiak: The persecution of Rick Perry

Amid all the political back and forth about the stunning, once-in-a-century indictment of our sitting governor, it is easy to forget that for James Richard Perry, Aug. 15 was a life-changing day.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, US Politics, Hannity, Entertainment, Television, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Towleroad

Mike Huckabee and Tom Delay Throw Support Behind Hate Conference That Can't Book A Venue

The World Congress of Families, a noted anti-gay hate group and major opponent of LGBTQ rights, is having a difficult time finding an Australian venue willing to host its annual conference scheduled to commence this upcoming Saturday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Huckabee, Gay/Lesbian, Arkansas, Arkansas Government

Examiner.com

Perry indictment is part of campaign of harassment against conservatives

The news of the indictment against Texas Governor Rick Perry on charges of abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public official surprised the country and shook up the early presidential race for 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX

Mon Aug 25, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend

That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera at the Travis County Courthouse last week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Travis County, TX, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Noozhawk

Michael Barone: Decent Lawyer Should Tell Liberals They're Damned Fools and to Stop

"About half the practice of a decent lawyer consists in telling would-be clients that they are damned fools and should stop."

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Immigration Reform, Texas, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Townhall

Convicted Drunk Driver Indicts Perry

The country is reeling - especially within the political realm - over the gross abuse of power demonstrated in the indictment of popular Texas Governor Rick Perry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors, Opinion

Troy Daily News

It's time to free Rick Perry

It tells you much about the laughable indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry that it has made him a figure of bipartisan sympathy.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prison, Travis County, TX, Opinion

Townhall

The Only Crime in Perry Case, Liberal Drunk Driving, Not Prosecuted

The special prosecutor, Michael McCrum, who investigated this case against Perry, and took it to a grand jury, is anything but a political hack.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arlington, TX, Opinion

Deseret News

Drew Clark: Rick Perry on clear line between politics and crime

The Swallow-Shurtleff matter has led to soul-searching in Utah about curbing political corruption.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Sundance Film Festival

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