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1 hr ago | The Daily Beast

How Rick Perry Could Get ConvictedDean Obeidallah

Everyone right and left is mocking it. But the Texas governor ignored statutory procedure and acted unilaterally.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas Government, Senator Kay Bailey, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Politico

Liberal pundits wrong about Perry

Reading an Austin newspaper on the morning of June 11, 2013, it struck us - then and there - that Texas' longest-serving governor had broken the law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texas Government, Texas, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Rick Perry, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WPXI

Rick Perry prosecutor called ethical, fair

He's been a prosecutor and a defense attorney. He's backed both Republicans and Democrats for office.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Lloyd Doggett, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Texas, Travis County, TX

St. Cloud Times

Your Turn: Send me to the U.S. Senate because you deserve betterYour...

Your Turn: Send me to the U.S. Senate because you deserve better America is facing many challenges at home and around the world Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/08/20/turn-send-us-senate-deserve-better/14368463/ An immigration crisis on our borders and our military is once again engaged in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Republican, Opinion

Texas Tribune

Questions Mount Over Taxpayer Funding for Perry's Legal Bills

A defiant Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks to supporters after his booking at the Travis County Courthouse on August 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, Senator Kay Bailey, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Rick Perry, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Breitbart.com

...Stops for Ice Cream After Processing

Today, in a scene that more closely resembled a campaign rally than a criminal proceeding, Governor Rick Perry arrived at the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center in downtown Austin for fingerprinting and booking photos.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX, US News, Startups, Facebook, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

The Washington Post

In the Loop: SeaWorld and Disney

SeaWorld Entertainment has suffered financially since the release of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish," which accused the company of mistreating its main attraction: killer whales.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Republican, Dianne Feinstein, Senator Mark Warner

Space Politics

The curious case of a deleted Forbes.com commentary on SpaceX

SpaceX is no stranger to both strong support and harsh criticism of its activities, particularly in political circles.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Brownsville, TX, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Filemon Vela, Forbes, Publishing, Media

ThinkProgress

At Least Five Children Murdered After They Were Deported Back To Honduras

A volunteer brings water, food, and diapers to Central-American women and children dropped off at the Greyhound bus station in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Related Topix: Prison, Honduras, World News, Hernandez, NM, Hector Hernandez, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics

TheDailyBeast.com

A Texas Democrat Tries to Fix the Border

Rep. Henry Cuellar is battling Republicans and Democrats alike to end the humanitarian crisis on America's southern border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Republican

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Kos

Poor, Persecuted Rick Perry: Mr. "Partisan Political Theatrics"

During today's press conference, Gov. Rick Perry delivered a statement that included the following: "It is outrageous that some would use partisan political theatrics to rip away at the very fabric of our state's constitution.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

The Hill

Perry calls indictment 'abuse of power,' vows to fight charges

Texas Gov. Rick Perry forcefully stood behind his actions after he was indicted on Friday, and called the decision to charge him "an abuse of power."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Representative Joaquin Castro, Lloyd Doggett, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas Government, Texas

Fri Aug 15, 2014

D Magazine

Mapped: Where Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz Spend Their Time on the Road

A couple weeks ago, the Sunlight Foundation did what can only be described as the Lord's work.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas, us Travel, Travel

The Washington Post

The libertarianism balloon pops

The mainstream media are convinced that it is the "libertarians' moment" or that the GOP has turned libertarian.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Marco Rubio, Mitch McConnell, Lamar Alexander, Sports

Crescent-News.com

Steve Chapman - Bipartisan censorship

Congressional Democrats are lining up behind a constitutional amendment to allow restrictions on campaign contributions and spending, and Republicans, to their everlasting credit, are opposed.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Jeff Sessions, Orrin Hatch, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Star Tribune

McFadden: Congress, president should return to Washington now

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican

MySanAntonio.com

Bexar Dems welcome Wendy Davis to 'Family Reunion'

Liza Zamudio takes a "selfie" with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis during the Bexar County Democratic Party's 2nd annual Family Reunion in Maverick Plaza on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Bexar County, TX, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Abbott sided against other victims of sexual assault

Republican Greg Abbott, already denounced by his Democratic rival for ruling against a rape victim while on the Texas Supreme Court, sided against three other women who sued in sexual assault cases.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Amarillo.com

Nonprofit plans Amarillo sessions to discuss program that delays deportations

An Austin nonprofit will hold two sessions in Amarillo to give free legal advice on a program that delays deportations.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Breitbart.com

Al Franken Touts Collaboration With...Ted Cruz?

It has been clear for months that the border crisis has radically changed the politics of immigration, but now a liberal senator is bragging about his collaboration with arch conservative Sen. Ted Cruz on the issue.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Al Franken, Democrat, Republican, Immigration Reform, Chuck Grassley

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