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Palo Pinto County election volunteers check-in a registered voter at the Palo Pinto County 4-H Building on November 4, 2008 in Palo Pinto, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Trial Begins Over Tough Texas Voter ID Law

The Justice Department goes to federal court in South Texas to seek the dismantling of the Texas voter ID law, which ranks among the most stringent in the nation.

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Perry "unauthorized" tweet

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 11–12 hours ago

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

Perry Takes Down “Unauthorized” Tweet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he does not condone a Tweet sent from his personal account with a picture of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg.

CBS 11–08/31/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Rick Perry speak to the media during a press conference at the front gate of Fort Hood about Iraq War veteran Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on April 4, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas Abuzz About Possible Perry-Cruz 2016 Battle

Two Texans, one White House. Is the 2016 Republican campaign trail big enough?

08/28/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry  (credit: Getty Images)

Perry Says Republican Congress Is Key

Gov. Rick Perry told South Carolina Republicans on Wednesday that it is important for the GOP to control Congress so they can solve the country’s immigration problem.

08/28/2014

Republican Candidates Campaign At Iowa State Fair

Perry In South Carolina For Politics & Football

Gov. Rick Perry kicks off two days of events Wednesday afternoon with a tailgate party and fundraiser for the South Carolina Republican Party in Columbia.

08/27/2014

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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Perry Gauged Replacements Before Veto

An Austin Democrat says Texas Gov. Rick Perry called her last year to see if she would consider replacing the Travis County district attorney after a drunken-driving arrest.

08/25/2014

Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Rick Perry Visits Important Primary State

Gov. Rick Perry’s swing through a key early presidential voting state continued Saturday with a boost from a Republican with direct ties to the Oval Office.

08/23/2014

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Perry Visits New Hampshire With 2016 In Mind

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a recent indictment and tries to convince voters that he’s an improved version of the 2012 candidate who stumbled badly.

08/22/2014

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Gov. Rick Perry Continues Travel Schedule Despite Texas Case

Governor Rick Perry Travels to Washington D.C. after pleading not guilty to indictment charges.

08/21/2014

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