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Judge Refuses to Toss Rick Perry Abuse of Power Case

AUSTIN, TX — A judge on Tuesday rejected former Gov.Rick Perry’s attempt to throw out a two-count indictment against him, saying it’s too early in the case to challenge the constitutionality of the charges. 542 more words

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Bible Story: Doubts Raised Over A Texas Inaugural Tradition

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – George W. Bush called it Sam Houston’s bible. Rick Perry swore on its centuries-old sheepskin four times. And on Tuesday, Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott is set to preserve one of the oldest inaugural traditions in the U.S. 637 more words

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EXCLUSIVE: Governor Perry Looks Ahead, Reflects On Years In Office

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AUSTIN (CBS 11 NEWS) – Rick Perry is a giant in Texas politics. And after serving 14 years as Governor, he’s spending his final days in office. 652 more words

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Scott takes office for second term, promising to make Florida global leader in jobs

Rick Scott was sworn-in for a second term as Florida’s governor shortly after noon Tuesday, setting a goal of making the state the global leader in job creation while boosting spending on education and cutting the size of government. 268 more words

Ken Paxton sworn in as new Texas Attorney General

AUSTIN (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and a parade of top Texas Republicans have attended the swearing-in of new state Attorney General Ken Paxton. 122 more words

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Where's Charlie? Not at Scott inaugural

When Gov. Rick Scott is sworn in for a second term next week, he’ll do it without the man he defeated, former Gov. Charlie Crist. 191 more words

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