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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, US Politics, Tom DeLay, Hannity, Entertainment, Television, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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, Tom DeLay, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX

Sun Aug 24, 2014

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, Tom DeLay, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sundance Film Festival

Sat Aug 23, 2014

NH Insider

DNC - Dallas Morning News: Perry starts New Hampshire rehab tour amid Democratic taunts

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. The last time Gov. Rick Perry visited Portsmouth, three years and a couple of days ago, he was riding high.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Portsmouth, NH, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Russia, World News, John Cornyn

Fri Aug 22, 2014

RedState

The Truth Behind Gov. Perry's Trumped Up Indictment

Rosemary Lehmberg, District Attorney of Travis County Texas and head of the Public Integrity Unit in Texas, was arrested for drunk driving in April, 2013.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, Texas Government, Tom DeLay, US News, Texas, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Texas Tribune

Analysis: For Perry, It's All in the Timing

Gov. Perry and his lead attorney, Tony Buzbee, walk to Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center for his booking on Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Travis County, TX, Tom DeLay, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

Perry Will Tap Campaign Account to Pay Attorneys

Gov. Rick Perry , who has been using taxpayer dollars to pay his defense lawyers, will tap campaign funds from now on to compensate the attorneys who are fighting his felony indictments, his spokesman said Wednesday night.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Wayne Slater: Conventional wisdom on Perry indictment misses a few key points

The conventional wisdom after Rick Perry was indicted on charges of abuse of power has been strikingly uniform in the national media - the governor's getting a raw deal.

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

Instapundit

What Rick Perry Doesn't Know

While Rick Perry is battling a politically charged indictment over Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, it may come as little consolation that he has now joined the ranks of Kay Bailey Hutchison and Tom DeLay.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canada.com

Texas Governor Rick Perry gets booked on political corruption charges then goes for ice cream

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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

Examiner.com

Democrats in Texas criminalize politics

Travis County DA Rosemary Lehmberg, pictured here restrained after her arrest for DWI, has a long history of persecuting Texas Republicans through the most liberal court in the state.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Tom DeLay, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Senator Kay Bailey, Texas, US Senate, Travis County, TX

Click2Houston

Former Texas congressman Tom DeLay gives his take on Perry's legal situation

August 19, 2014: Former Texas congressman Tom DeLay gives his take on Rick Perry's legal woes to KPRC Local 2. A LIVE PICTURE FROM AUSTIN WHERE WE'RE WAITING FOR GOVERNOR RICK PERRY TO TURN HIMSELF IN AFTER HE WAS INDICTED.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, The Perrys, Gospel, Rick Perry, US Governors

Mon Aug 18, 2014

News Max

Rick Perry Ally: Indictment Completely Political

Rick Perry's political enemies, galled by the Texas governor's popularity and success running America's second-largest state, are using the criminal justice system to get the result that has eluded them at the ballot box, a Perry supporter and confidante told Newsmax TV on Monday.

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

The Washington Post

Why Rick Perrya s indictment could be a political blessing in disguise

Less than a week after Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted by a grand jury on two felony counts, he may be in an even stronger political position than he was before the charges hit.

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

NewsBusters.org

MSNBC's Halperin on Perry Indictment: 'This Is the Stupidest...

On Monday's Morning Joe on MSNBC, MSNBC contributor and managing editor of Bloomberg Politics Mark Halperin slammed the indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry by an Austin, Texas-area grand jury for threatening to veto funding for a Democratic District Attorney's public integrity unit after she was convicted of a DUI as "the stupidest thing I've ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Austin, TX

MyHighPlains.com

Five Things to Know About Perry Indictment

There is a lot we don't know about how the prosecution of Gov. Rick Perry will take shape.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Tom DeLay, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives

National Review Online

Malicious Prosecution

The common perception that Texas is uniformly red is mistaken. Yes, Texas voters have elected only Republicans to statewide office since 1994, and the GOP has controlled both houses of the state legislature since 2002, but the partisan divide in the Lone Star State is sharp and highly polarized.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Rick Perry: Newest Member of GOP Felons' Club

Anytime an ethically-challenged politician reaps some well-deserved karmic rewards, it makes me pretty happy.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Dallas, TX

Sat Aug 16, 2014

York Dispatch

Texas Gov. Perry says indictment is abuse of power

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry vowed Saturday to fight a criminal indictment in a defiant response that showed an old slice of swagger that he's kept holstered lately while seeking to remake his image for a potential 2016 presidential run.

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

NewsBusters.org

Overexcited NYT Claims Dubious Gov. Perry Indictment 'Major...

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, was indicted by a county grand jury for abuse of power, after threatening to cut off state funding to a public corruption unit unless the district attorney in charge of it resigned.

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

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