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Prosecutor Says Rick Perry Seeking 'Special Favors' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rick Perry, indictment, law, corruption, government, ethics, politics, republicans, elections )

- 58 days ago -
The special prosecutor who secured two felony indictments against Rick Perry said Tuesday that Texas' Republican governor is making a "mockery" of the criminal justice system and shouldn't be excused from a pretrial hearing.
Innocent Before Proven Guilty? The Bizarre Bipartisan Rush to Clear Rick Perry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rick Perry, corruption, cover-up, crime, ethics, government, congress, americans, politics, usa, media )

- 91 days ago -
Even if Perry gets off scot-free -- which is far from inevitable -- that shouldn't erase a long history of dubious quid pro quos
CNN's Wolf Blitzer Presses Texas Gov. Perry on Ted Nugent's 'Vile' 'Disgusting' Comments (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CNN, Rick Perry, Ted Nugent, Greg Abbott, Americans, media, corruption, candidates, ethics, elections, politics, republicans )

- 273 days ago -
Appearing on CNN's The Situation Room, Texas Gov. Rick Perry was pressed repeatedly by host Wolf Blitzer to condemn the comments made by musician Ted Nugent calling President Obama a 'subhuman mongrel'.
Rick Perry Quietly Lobbies The White House For $100 Million In Obamacare Funding
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rick Perry, Texas, republicans, news, Affordable Care Act, hypocrisy, dishonesty, corruption, government, politics )

- 456 days ago -
Politico reported Tuesday evening that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's (R) administration is in negotiations with the Obama White House to accept about $100 million in federal money to implement an Obamacare Medicaid program to help elderly and disabled Americans
Rick Perry Not Running for 4th Term, Will 'Pray' About Future Plans (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rick Perry, Texas, republicans, ethics, freedoms, elections, news )

- 501 days ago -
Gov. Rick Perry (R) announced on Monday that he would not run for a fourth term, but vowed to pass an abortion ban before leaving office.
Rick Perry Decries 'Mob Rule' After Wendy Davis Filibuster
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, abortion, women, rights, Rick Perry, Sen., Wendy Davishealthcare, freedoms )

- 502 days ago -
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) said Sunday that opponents of Texas' tough new anti-abortion measures are welcome to stage another filibuster in the state Senate, but decried what he called "mob rule" by crowds in the gallery after state Sen. Wendy Davis..
Tell 12 Governors Medicaid Expansion Will Save Lives
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Medicaid Expanision, Affordable Health Care, 12 Governors, Florida, Rick Scott, Maine, Wisconsin, Texas, Rick Perry, Mississippi, Iowa, Arizona, New Jersey, Louisiana, Nevada, Missouri, South Carolina, Nebraska )

- 799 days ago -
12 Governors intend to block the Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Health Care Act denying millions medical coverage. In Florida alone this would cause 951,622 people to be without medical insurance by Rick Scott's refusal to allow program.
Matt Taibbi: Rick Perry; The Best Little Whore in Texas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, politics, propaganda, Rick Perry, republicans )

- 1104 days ago -
A man devoted to "selling" off the best of Texas, without conscience or scruples. Texas has the means, resources and people to be one of the finest examples of good government. Past leaders thinking first of the people. Then there is Rick Perry.
Income Inequality Is the Achilles Heel in the GOP Strategy to Demonize Occupy Wall Street
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, Rick Perry, GOP, income inequality, wealthy elites, 1%, corporate profits, recession, middle class, unemployment, poverty, working poor, we are the 99% )

- 1119 days ago -
"I don't care about that." That is what Rick Perry said in the New York Times when John Harwood told him his tax plan would increase income inequality.
Perry Touts Immigration Record While Supporter Praises 'The Response' for Breaking 'Cannibal' Indians' 'Curses on the Land'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rick Perry, Native American Vote, politics, news, elections, candidates, media, lies, ethics, government )

- 1124 days ago -
While presidential wannabe Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry touts his record on undocumented immigrants to woo Hispanic voters, his supporters are not doing him any favors in winning American Indian voters.
Rick Perry's New Endorser: New Hampshire "Sold" Adopted Kids to Homosexuals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, RIck Perry, politics, republicans, government, ethics, elections )

- 1153 days ago -
Meet the Texas governor's eyebrow-raising new allies in the Granite State.
Has Rick Perry Turned Mitt Romney Into a Better Candidate?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, politics, Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, elections, candidates, media, news, usa, government )

- 1164 days ago -
Since the Texas governor knocked Romney out of the GOP lead, the overly packaged former frontrunner has arguably shown new spark
Rick Perry Takes Tea Party Debate Licking, Keeps Ticking; Race Seems Stable
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, government, elections, politics, Rick Perry, usa, candidates, americans, abuse, news, media )

- 1165 days ago -
By the end of the two-hour debate in Tampa, Fla., his rivals may not have knocked him out of the lead but they gave any Republican voters with doubts about Perry plenty more to fuel their concerns.
OP-ED: Why Is Rick Perry Distancing Himself From His Controversial Book?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, Rick Perry, u.s., elections, candidates, government, lies, media, news, politics, usa )

- 1187 days ago -
The GOP presidential hopeful's Fed Up! was released less than a year ago, but the author is already trying to bury its provocative arguments
Here Are Six Stories You Must Read About Rick Perry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, republicans, Rick Perry, elections, ethics, government, media, news, candidates )

- 1189 days ago -
We combed the Internet to bring you our favorite deep-dives on the GOP's new pony--and the people and events that made him

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