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Perry Attorneys Ask Texas Appeals Court to Toss Felony Case

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for former Texas Gov. Rick Perry have asked a state appeals court to dismiss felony abuse-of-power charges against the possible 2016 presidential candidate on free-speech grounds. 121 more words

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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry touts low taxes in Va. visit

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is touting his record to Virginia Republicans as someone who favors low taxes and a more aggressive foreign policy. 94 more words

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Rick Perry thinks Abe Lincoln was a closet secessionist

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In footage released by American Bridge last week, Texas Governor Rick Perry, addressing the Strafford County, New Hampshire GOP’s Lincoln Day Dinner, said with a straight face that Abraham Lincoln was, in fact, a hard-line “states’ rights” advocate: 510 more words

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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


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


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. 668 more words