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  • Rick Perry Takes Back Tweet

    Rick Perry Takes Back Tweet

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:22:42 GMT
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night.Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet calling the graphic unauthorized:"@GovernorPerry: A tweet just went out from my account that was unauthorized. I do not condone the tweet and I have taken it down."The disparaging picture of Lehmberg was a graphic created by a conservative group, but she is a central figure in Perry's legal challenges...More >>
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night.Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet calling the graphic unauthorized:"@GovernorPerry: A tweet just went out from my account that was unauthorized. I do not condone the tweet and I have taken it down."The disparaging picture of Lehmberg was a graphic created by a conservative group, but she is a central figure in Perry's legal challenges...More >>
  • Gov. Rick Perry's Attorneys will File Motion to Dismiss

    Gov. Rick Perry's Attorneys will File Motion to Dismiss

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:56:08 GMT
    (KVUE) -- An attorney for Gov. Rick Perry and the special prosecutor leading the criminal case against the governor met with the judge on Friday.Perry's lawyers said they intend to file a motion to dismiss the case next week. The legal team said it would challenge the constitutionality of the indictment.Perry did not attend the hearing scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday. His legal team filed a waiver of arraignment prior to the hearing so the governor would be free to take a scheduled trip to New Ha...More >>
    (KVUE) -- An attorney for Gov. Rick Perry and the special prosecutor leading the criminal case against the governor met with the judge on Friday.Perry's lawyers said they intend to file a motion to dismiss the case next week. The legal team said it would challenge the constitutionality of the indictment.Perry did not attend the hearing scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday. His legal team filed a waiver of arraignment prior to the hearing so the governor would be free to take a scheduled trip to New Ha...More >>
  • Rick Perry Calls for More Airstrikes Against Islamic State

    Rick Perry Calls for More Airstrikes Against Islamic State

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:54:29 GMT
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday called on the Obama administration to step up airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq, saying the group could pose a direct threat to the U.S."Nothing less than an airstrike to destroy ISIS forces is required," Perry told a packed audience at an event sponsored by the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank and the National Review.The Republican governor was expected to speak about the crisis of Central American children crossing...More >>
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday called on the Obama administration to step up airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq, saying the group could pose a direct threat to the U.S."Nothing less than an airstrike to destroy ISIS forces is required," Perry told a packed audience at an event sponsored by the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank and the National Review.The Republican governor was expected to speak about the crisis of Central American children crossing...More >>
  • Gov. Perry Formally Enters Not Guilty Plea

    Gov. Perry Formally Enters Not Guilty Plea

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:15:00 GMT
    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges that he abused his office when he vetoed state funding for public corruption prosecutors.The potential 2016 presidential candidate entered his plea in a Travis County court filing. Perry also waived an arraignment that had been set for Friday.Perry has been defiant since a grand jury in Austin indicted him last week on charges of trying to leverage his power to force the ouster of Travi...More >>
    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges that he abused his office when he vetoed state funding for public corruption prosecutors.The potential 2016 presidential candidate entered his plea in a Travis County court filing. Perry also waived an arraignment that had been set for Friday.Perry has been defiant since a grand jury in Austin indicted him last week on charges of trying to leverage his power to force the ouster of Travi...More >>
  • Obama on Journalist's Killing: 'No Just God Would Stand For What They Did'

    Obama on Journalist's Killing: 'No Just God Would Stand For What They Did'

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:48:18 GMT
     President Barack Obama spoke to reporters Wednesday after the militant group ISIS beheaded an American journalist.More >>
     President Barack Obama spoke to reporters Wednesday after the militant group ISIS beheaded an American journalist.More >>
  • U.S. Says Beheading Video is Authentic

    U.S. Says Beheading Video is Authentic

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:28:41 GMT
    U.S. intelligence analysts have determined that the video showing the execution of American photojournalist James Foley by Islamic State militants is real, National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said Wednesday."We have reached the judgment that this video is authentic," Hayden said.President Obama was schedule to make a statement at 12:45 pm ET.The beheading may have been undertaken by a British national, the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said.In an interview...More >>
    U.S. intelligence analysts have determined that the video showing the execution of American photojournalist James Foley by Islamic State militants is real, National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said Wednesday."We have reached the judgment that this video is authentic," Hayden said.President Obama was schedule to make a statement at 12:45 pm ET.The beheading may have been undertaken by a British national, the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said.In an interview...More >>
  • No Arrest Warrant Issued for Texas Gov. Rick Perry

    No Arrest Warrant Issued for Texas Gov. Rick Perry

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:35:40 GMT
    (USA Today) -- No arrest warrant was issued for Texas Gov. Rick Perry after a grand jury indicted him on two felony charges of coercion and abuse of official capacity.Instead the judge issued a summons, which means the governor does not have to surrender to be fingerprinted and photographed before his criminal case can proceed.The Republican can continue traveling the country and gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run despite the indictment from a Travis County grand jury.At some poi...More >>
    (USA Today) -- No arrest warrant was issued for Texas Gov. Rick Perry after a grand jury indicted him on two felony charges of coercion and abuse of official capacity.Instead the judge issued a summons, which means the governor does not have to surrender to be fingerprinted and photographed before his criminal case can proceed.The Republican can continue traveling the country and gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run despite the indictment from a Travis County grand jury.At some poi...More >>
  • Gov. Perry Does Not Have To Surrender Before Criminal Case Can Proceed

    Gov. Perry Does Not Have To Surrender Before Criminal Case Can Proceed

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-08-18 16:38:47 GMT
    (WFAA) -- No arrest warrant was issued for Governor Rick Perry after a Travis County grand jury indicted him on two felony charges of coercion and abuse of official capacity.Instead the judge issued a summons, which means the governor does not have to surrender to be fingerprinted and photographed before his criminal case can proceed.At some point, Perry will have to be booked to create a DPS tracking number, but it's uncertain how soon the governor will go through that process.The governor m...More >>
    (WFAA) -- No arrest warrant was issued for Governor Rick Perry after a Travis County grand jury indicted him on two felony charges of coercion and abuse of official capacity.Instead the judge issued a summons, which means the governor does not have to surrender to be fingerprinted and photographed before his criminal case can proceed.At some point, Perry will have to be booked to create a DPS tracking number, but it's uncertain how soon the governor will go through that process.The governor m...More >>
  • Former White House Press Secretary's Death Ruled Homicide

    Former White House Press Secretary's Death Ruled Homicide

    Friday, August 8 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-08-08 21:19:43 GMT
    Former White House Press Secretary James Brady's death has been ruled a homicide stemming from him taking a bullet for then President Reagan in 1981.A Washington D.C. medical examiner said Brady died as a result of the grievous injuries he suffered 33 years ago. Brady was paralyzed by the incident. John Hinkley Jr. was arrested for that shooting but found not guilty by reason of insanity. He remains in institutional psychiatric care.More >>
    Former White House Press Secretary James Brady's death has been ruled a homicide stemming from him taking a bullet for then President Reagan in 1981.A Washington D.C. medical examiner said Brady died as a result of the grievous injuries he suffered 33 years ago. Brady was paralyzed by the incident. John Hinkley Jr. was arrested for that shooting but found not guilty by reason of insanity. He remains in institutional psychiatric care. More >>
  • Poll: Only 3% of Voters Think Congress is Productive

    Poll: Only 3% of Voters Think Congress is Productive

    Monday, August 4 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-08-04 15:01:33 GMT
    Is the 113th Congress the least productive in modern history? According to a new poll, it appears that is what a strong majority of Americans believe...More >>
    Is the 113th Congress the least productive in modern history? According to a new poll, it appears that is what a strong majority of Americans believe...More >>
  • Supreme Court Upholds Prayer at Public Meetings

    Supreme Court Upholds Prayer at Public Meetings

    Monday, May 5 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-05-05 19:09:58 GMT
    Government meetings can include an opening prayer without running afoul of the Constitution, the Supreme Court said Monday.More >>
    Government meetings can include an opening prayer without running afoul of the Constitution, the Supreme Court said Monday.More >>
  • Gov. Perry Shocks Some With Comments On Marijuana

    Gov. Perry Shocks Some With Comments On Marijuana

    Thursday, January 23 2014 9:33 PM EST2014-01-24 02:33:29 GMT
    (USAToday) AUSTIN – The Republican governor of Texas supporting less jail time for pot users? Gov. Rick Perry, a staunch conservative, riled the Lone Star state Thursday when he told an audience at theMore >>
    The Republican governor of Texas supporting less jail time for pot users?More >>
  • Voters to show ID at Polls

    Voters to show ID at Polls

    Monday, November 4 2013 4:13 PM EST2013-11-04 21:13:00 GMT
    (KCEN) -- If you didn't vote early, tomorrow is Election Day and the last chance to have a say on whether 9 proposed amendments become a part of the constitution. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. toMore >>
    (KCEN) -- If you didn't vote early, tomorrow is Election Day and the last chance to have a say on whether 9 proposed amendments become a part of the constitution. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. toMore >>
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