11 hrs ago
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.
13 hrs ago
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.
13 hrs ago
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
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.
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)
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.
National Review Online
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.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Rick Perry: Newest Member of GOP Felons' Club
Anytime an ethically-challenged politician reaps some well-deserved karmic rewards, it makes me pretty happy.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
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.
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.
Dallas Morning News
Five things Rick Perry must do now that he's been indicted
Five things that Rick Perry must do to keep his potential presidential bid alive now that he faces felony indictments.
When they harassed Hutchison
Many of us recall the baseless indictment of then House Majority Leader Tom DeLay by then Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle in connection with the indictment of Governor Perry yesterday, but does anyone recall the earlier case against Kay Bailey Hutchison brought by Earle? Earle is the predecessor of Travis County District Attorney ... (more)
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Texas Governor Rick Perry indicted by grand jury
A grand jury has handed up an indictment against Gov. Rick Perry in connection with the investigation into an effort to force Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg to resign.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
A&M Not Troubled by Lawmakers' Recommendation Letters
While recommendation letters sent directly by lawmakers to UT-Austin's president have been a source of controversy there, similar letters sent to Texas A&M's leaders are not raising the same type of alarm.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Alison Lundergan Grimes: Says Mitch McConnell voted 'two times...
Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democrat in Kentucky's Senate race, hits opponent Sen. Mitch McConnell on women's issues in this ad.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Immigration's Human Dirty Bomb-A Weapon of Mass Diversity
Congressman Todd Rokita is on the receiving end of a typical Main Stream Media Two Minute Hate for mildly suggesting that, with the Obama Regime 's border nullification and "Ebola circulating," we need to "know the condition of these kids" that are being put in American homes.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
UT President Bill Powers speaks during a UT Board of Regents meeting on July 10th, 2014
In early July, in the wake of news that he had asked University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers to agree to resign or face termination, outgoing University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa received hundreds of emails in support of the president.
State Rep. Villalba urges GOP to woo Hispanics
State Rep. Jason Villalba , R-Dallas, urged the GOP to focus on appealing to Hispanic voters, emphasizing that the "ultimate survivability of the Republican Party" is at stake, in an Austin speech to young Republicans Thursday evening.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Senior Source to honor Kay Bailey Hutchison at luncheon
T he Senior Source will give its the 2014 Spirit of Generations Award to former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison on Nov. 24 at the Hilton Anatole .