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  • Contempt case reopened against Perry prosecutor

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The special prosecutor who secured two felony abuse of power indictments against Gov. Rick Perry is facing his own legal problems after a decision by Texas' highest criminal court to renew a contempt of court case against him. Prosecutors filed a contempt of court motion...

  • Rubio sounds hawkish notes in speech

    In the speech sponsored by the Concerned Veterans for America, Sen. Marc Rubio called for more intervention abroad, and made digs at presidential hopefuls who pick favorable polling numbers over "necessary" leadership.

  • Perry campaigns for Brownback

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry will join Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback next week on the campaign trail, lending a hand to one of the most troubled Republican governors.

  • David Brock's American Bridge rips GOP's presidential governors as crooks

    The Republican Party's corps of potential 2016 presidential candidates is getting ripped in a new campaign from liberal media watchdog David Brock's super PAC that describes the state executives as unelectable bumblers and crooks.

  • Perry says he is 'prepared' for 2016

    "I may not run in 2016, but I've spent the last 20-plus months preparing," the Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry said in an interview with Bloomberg Television.

  • Rick Perry preps on policy ahead of 2016

    The Republican governor has met with business leaders and policy experts over the past year including a former ambassador, the chairman of JPMorgan Chase, according to a review of his official calendar.

  • Abbott says he grieves for Wendy Davis family

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Greg Abbott says he grieves for Democrat Wendy Davis after his gubernatorial opponent revealed that she once had an abortion upon learning that the fetus had a severe brain abnormality. Abbott said Saturday in a statement that "the unspeakable pain of losing a...

  • Rand Paul: 'I am not an isolationist'

    In an op-ed published Thursday by Time, Paul pushes back against that characterization of his foreign policy, which has been used by many of his critics in the Republican Party, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

  • Chris Christie looks to build foreign policy credentials

    As New Jersey's governor, the possible 2016 presidential contender has very little foreign policy experience of his own. This week, he will begin to work to chip away at this potential vulnerability.

  • Rick Perry hires legal dream team

    The team will help him fight charges that he abused his power and coerced a state employee when he tried to muscle a drunk-driving district attorney out of office with a budget veto threat.

  • Ted Cruz builds team for 2016

    In recent weeks, the Cruz team signed contracts with three Republican consultants with national experience and ties to some of the early presidential primary states.

  • Rick Perry just hired someone from ... Bill Clinton's old office?

    Mark Fabiani, former special counsel to President Bill Clinton, has joined the Texas Republican governor's efforts to push back against allegations that he abused his power and unlawfully coerced a district attorney.

  • Perry attorneys want indictment dismissed

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for Texas Gov. Rick Perry are asking a judge to dismiss criminal charges alleging that the possible 2016 presidential candidate abused his power with a veto last summer. Perry's attorneys filed the motion Monday in district court in Austin. They say the law being...

  • Rick Perry adds another big name to defense team

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has added a sixth prominent attorney to his all-star legal team that is fighting two felony charges of abuse of power. Mark Fabiani on Monday was announced as the latest hire. He's a former special counsel to President Bill Clinton and was a...

  • A decent lawyer should tell liberals they're damned fools and ought to stop

    Today it seems that many liberal "would-be clients" are in desperate need of what Elihu Root called "a decent lawyer."



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