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Wendy Davis Accuses AG Greg Abbott Of Incentive Fund ‘Cover Up’

Democrat Wendy Davis is accusing Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott of a ‘cover up’ involving economic incentive dollars on the eve of their final debate in the Texas governor’s race.

09/29/2014

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Judge Excuses Indicted Gov. Perry From Next Court Date

A judge has excused indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry from his next court appearance but denied the Republican’s request to skip all other pretrial hearings.

09/26/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Audit Finds Problems In Gov. Perry’s Deal-Closing Texas Enterprise Fund

The first state audit of Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s deal-closing business fund is raising questions about jobs created and the level of completion from other states luring the same companies.

09/25/2014

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Citing Joan Rivers, Gov. Perry Backs Clinic Law

Rick Perry cites Joan Rivers’ death in defense of controversial Anti-Abortion Law

CBS 11–09/21/2014

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Texas Gov. Perry Criticizes Mexico Border “Failure”

In a sharp criticism of Mexico’s ‘failure’ on immigration and crime policies, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has invited President Enrique Pena Nieto to visit his state and observe law enforcement efforts on the U.S. side of the border.

09/17/2014

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Rick Perry Joins List Of Political Social Media “Fails”

Governor Perry’s Twitter account posted a picture of the Travis County DA with the line, “I am the most drunk democrat in Texas.” The governor quickly tweeted that he wasn’t responsible for the message.

CBS 11–09/01/2014

Mugshot of Texas Governor Rick Perry. (credit: Travis County Sheriff’s Office)

Governor Perry Calls Charges Unconstitutional, Asks Judge To Dimiss Case

Governor Perry vows to fight every chance he gets. On Monday, his lawyers put it in writing. They filed a 60 page motion to dismiss the felony charges against him calling state statutes overly vague and unconstitutional.

CBS 11–08/25/2014

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Governor Perry Indictment Drowning Out Race To Replace Him

The indictment, booking and mugshot of Texas governor Rick Perry has taken on a life of its own, being placed onto t-shirts referencing his legal battle, and his likely second run for the White House in 2016.

CBS 11–08/25/2014

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Gov. Perry Adds Another Big Name To Legal Defense Team

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.

08/25/2014

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Gov. Perry’s Legal Team Will Ask Judge To End Case

An attorney for Gov. Rick Perry says he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate.

08/22/2014

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Texas Man’s Ethics Complaint Against Gov. Perry Led To Indictments

Craig McDonald is the man who got the legal case rolling against Governor Perry.

08/20/2014

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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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