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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.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
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.
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.