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Perry Attorneys Ask Texas Appeals Court To Toss Felony Case

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.

02/26/2015

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Judge Denies Perry Request For List Of Grand Jury Witnesses

A Texas judge has denied requests by former Governor Rick Perry’s attorneys to get a list of witnesses who testified before the closed-door grand jury in their client’s abuse-of-power case.

02/06/2015

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Perry Attorneys Want List Of Grand Jury Witnesses, Evidence

Attorneys for former Texas Governor Rick Perry want a judge to order prosecutors to produce a list of witnesses who testified before the closed-door grand jury that indicted their client on abuse-of-power charges.

02/03/2015

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Perry: Ongoing Felony Case Won’t Delay 2016 Preparations

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says an ongoing felony abuse-of-power case against him won’t delay his preparations for a possible 2016 presidential run.

01/28/2015

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Perry To Respond To His Case Continuation

Former Gov. Rick Perry is planning to formally announce his response on Wednesday to a judge’s ruling to allow the felony abuse of power case against him to proceed.

01/28/2015

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Perry Defense: Veto Was Constitutionally Protected

Governor Rick Perry’s defense team says the two felony abuse of power indictments against him are unconstitutional, but not because he’s above the law.

11/17/2014

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Indicted Perry Appears In Austin Courtroom

Gov. Rick Perry is making his first court appearance on felony charges that accuse him of abusing his power when he vetoed funding for public corruption prosecutors.

11/06/2014

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Governor Perry’s First Court Appearance Rescheduled For Nov. 6

A judge has rescheduled for Nov. 6 in Austin Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s first court appearance to face abuse-of-power charges.

10/24/2014

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Perry Goes For Ice Cream After Booking On Felony Charges

What’s a governor to do after getting booked on felony charges? Go for ice cream. Minutes after he was fingerprinted at the Travis County Courthouse, Governor Rick Perry posted a photo on Twitter.

08/19/2014

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No Arrest Warrant Being Issued For Gov. Perry

A judge has decided not to issue an arrest warrant for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a court official said Monday, meaning the Republican can continue traveling the country and gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run despite being indicted on two felony counts of abuse of power.

08/18/2014

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Perry Moves Ahead With ’16 Courtship Despite Case

Undeterred by indictment, Texas Gov. Rick Perry intends to travel to three major 2016 primary states during the next two weeks even as he faces the prospects of a highly unpresidential booking on felony charges.

08/18/2014

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Governor Perry Indicted For Coercion For Veto Threat

Governor Rick Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.

08/15/2014

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