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  1. Tom DeLay says Perry hurt politically by indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says he can relate to the fallout of an indictment that now dogs Rick Perry as the ex-Texas governor mulls a GOP presidential bid. DeLay told a legal seminar Saturday in Houston that Perry may downplay the effect of a felony abuse of power indictment in Travis County.

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  2. Democrats look to Clyburn to help with 2016 turnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    ... a report by The Associated Press. “It's incumbent upon us to not just say 'no.' ” Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry spoke to S.C. House Republicans on Tuesday at a downtown Columbia fundraiser that was well stocked with drinks and hors ...

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  3. Report finds big drop in number of juveniles in Texas prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... facilities, in which young inmates endured assaults by other inmates and corrections staffers. Then-governor Rick Perry joined Democratic and Republican lawmakers in calling for action to help keep young offenders out of the state's prison system. ...

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  4. Kathleen Parker: The sacrifice of Sarah PalinRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... responses was flashA card deep. It only means that she wasn't ready. She needed to do what former Texas governor Rick Perry has done. Recognizing his mistakes in 2012, Perry has spent the past two years meeting with conservative scholars for ...

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  5. DeLay: Rick Perry's White House hopes likely hurt by chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay said Saturday he can relate to any fallout from the indictment dogging former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, noting his own nearly decade-long legal fight that cost him his powerful congressional post and public career. Perry, who is mulling a 2016 presidential bid, is accused of abusing his power by slashing funding for a public corruption unit in Travis County when the local district attorney refused to resign.

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  6. GOP hopefuls prep with a year to go until South Carolina takes center stageRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    With a year to go until South Carolina's GOP presidential primary, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry's two stump talks in Spartanburg and Columbia last week help illustrate what the 2016 hopefuls are up to. It's speaking to small groups of potential donors, searching for consultants to hire and parachuting in to gauge support among the party faithful while building name recognition.

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  7. Walker Leads Tight Pack in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Political Wire

    A new Des Moines Register poll in Iowa finds Gov. Scott Walker leading the GOP presidential pack with 16%, followed by Sen. Rand Paul at 15%, Mitt Romney at 13%, Mike Huckabee at 10%, Ben Carson at 9%, Jeb Bush at 8%, Ted Cruz at 5%, Chris Christie at 4%, Rick Santorum at 4%, Rick Perry at 3% and Marco Rubio at 3%.

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  8. Daily Kos: Conservatives Can't Stop Whining That They're...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

    ... devolved into a prolonged monologue into just how oppressed and persecuted conservatives are." After noting that Rick Perry recently said that his prospective presidential campaign was "moving right along" notwithstanding his indictment on felony ...

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  9. The sacrifice of Sarah PalinRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

    ... a formidable national politician. It only means that she wasn't ready. She needed to do what former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has done. Recognizing his mistakes in 2012, Perry has spent the past two years meeting with conservative scholars for briefings ...

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  10. Bankruptcy case in Austin has ties to Texas technology fundRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... with the emerging tech fund, first as an outside adviser, and then as the fund's executive director on Gov. Rick Perry 's staff. Chase Hazell spent part of two days this week testifying, including being mystified about the 9-year-old company's ...

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  11. Rick Perry: Senators Talk, But Governors Have ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | News Max

    Senators like to talk, but "governors have to make choices every day," former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said, likely setting the stage for one of the arguments he'll make if he throws his name into the presidential primaries next year. "Governors are judged on the results of what we do," Perry told The Daily Caller on Friday "Senators talk."

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  12. Lawmakers Want to Expand Worker ScreeningRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

    One of former Gov. Rick Perry 's last efforts to address border security and immigration doesn't go far enough for some lawmakers who returned to Austin earlier this month. Just weeks before finishing his term, Perry issued an executive order requiring state agencies under his direction to start checking whether job applicants can legally work in the country using the federal E-Verify system.

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  13. Perry: 'Senators talk' but governors ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Hill

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says that governors are much better suited for the presidency than senators - a useful argument for him to make as he looks to position himself for a potential 2016 bid against a field likely to include several senators. "Governors have to make choices every day.

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  14. Perry suffers legal setback; House embraces 'I am Poncho'Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | KSWO

    Although he's just another private citizen now after 14 years as governor, Rick Perry is still being chauffeured around in a hulking black SUV that's a dead ringer for a state security vehicle. But the Department of Public Safety says the agency only offers security to current office holders, and Perry spokesman Travis Considine confirms his boss' entourage no longer includes a state security detail.

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  15. Is pot the new gay marriage for the GOP?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Politico

    ... pot, at least in their state, but none favors outright legalization. For instance, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who took steps toward decriminalizing pot in his state, declared last year: "I am a staunch promoter of the 10th Amendment. States ...

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  16. Walker ramps up presidential campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    ... some of his potential competitors - former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Texas Gov. Rick Perry, among others - but Republican officials report rising interest in Walker's political future following a well-received ...

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  17. TribWeek: In Case You Missed ItRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    ... could get added state funding. While a judge Tuesday refused to throw out the indictments against former Gov. Rick Perry, his ruling pointed out some significant problems with the legal underpinnings of the case. Prosecutors are being given a chance ...

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  18. At a glance: Where the GOP contenders stand in the 2016 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... bid. He also continues to operate a Senate leadership committee, the Fund for America's Future. Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry pumps his fist as he walks on stage during the Freedom Summit in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) The former ...

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  19. Perry re-files motions to quash indictmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Off the Kuff

    Following the cues provided in a judge's ruling this week, lawyers for Rick Perry filed a request on Friday to get an indictment against the former governor dismissed. The new request noted "serious, well-founded concerns" that Judge Bert Richardson had in his ruling on Tuesday regarding the wording of the two charges against Perry: abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant.

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  20. Chabot: With Mitt Romney bowing out, N.H. race heating upRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    ... the likely establishment pick, while potential candidates like New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) will be left to battle it out to become the alternative pick. "I think it's as wide open as ...

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