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Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the podium to the National Right to Life Committee during their opening general session at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport Hotel on June 27, 2013.  (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Perry: To Deter Grousing, State Won’t Pay Lawyers

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he believes taxpayers should have picked up his legal tab but opted to use campaign funds “to keep from having folks grouse about it.”

08/26/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 14, 2013 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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

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

08/22/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 14, 2013 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

No Arrest Warrant Being Issued For Texas’ Perry

A judge isn’t issuing an arrest warrant for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a court official said Monday, and the Republican is planning to continue galloping around the country gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run — despite being indicted on two felony counts of abuse of power back home.

08/18/2014

File photo of a person in handcuffs. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

GOP Rep: Media Tour Of Immigration Facility Where No Questions Will Be Allowed ‘Violates The First Amendment’

An Oklahoma congressman is criticizing a proposed media tour of a facility at Fort Sill where hundreds of mostly teenage immigrant children from Central America are housed.

07/07/2014

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Could Texas’ Perry Be Mulling Move To California?

The Republican has made convincing top employers around the country to move to Texas a centerpiece of his administration, even leading a series of job-poaching missions in Democratically controlled states.

06/17/2014

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Texas GOP Endorses “Reparative Therapy” For Gays

The Texas Republican Party now endorses so-called “reparative therapy” for gays, under a new platform given final approval.

06/07/2014

File photo of people inside voting booths. (credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Paxton Wins GOP Runoff For Texas Attorney General

Tea party favorite Ken Paxton has won the Republican nomination for Texas attorney general after a bruising runoff against fellow lawmaker Dan Branch.

05/27/2014

File photo of voting booths. (credit: Getty Images)

Texas GOP Picks Sitton As Railroad Commissioner

Oil engineer Ryan Sitton has overcome a big deficit in the March primary to win a runoff for the Republican nomination for railroad commissioner.

05/27/2014

File photo of people voting. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Miller Wins GOP Nod For Agriculture Commissioner

Former lawmaker Sid Miller has won the Republican nomination for Texas agriculture commissioner after a runoff boosted by a rare endorsement from Gov. Rick Perry.

05/27/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Grand Jury Probe Could Weigh Down Ricky Perry’s Political Future

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time.

04/20/2014

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