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Matt Mackowiak

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Texas Republicans Lose 3 Major Donors In 2013

The deaths this year of three major Texas Republican donors, including a billionaire who died over the weekend, could signal a generational change for party kingmakers in the nation’s largest GOP stronghold.

12/30/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry comments during a campaign rally on February 7, 2010 in Cypress, Texas. (credit: Dave Einsel/Getty Images)

How Much Credit Can Rick Perry Claim for Texas Economy?

Now that Gov. Perry has announced for the White House, the debate has quickly shifted to how much credit he can really claim for the Texas economy. In short: He takes lots.

08/15/2011