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Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014

Perry Likens Hanukkah to Boston Tea Party Rebels

Perry Likens Hanukkah to Boston Tea Party Rebels

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is marking the first night of Hanukkah by likening the Jewish Festival of Lights to the Boston Tea Party.

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014

Perry: Most People Expect a White House Run

Perry: Most People Expect a White House Run

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday he won't make up his mind about running for president until the middle of next year, but he doesn't feel pressure to announce sooner because most people expect that...

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014

Judge Refuses to Toss Out Perry Case

Judge Refuses to Toss Out Perry Case

A Texas judge has refused to quash two felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry on technicalities, ruling that the case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should continue.

Friday, Nov 7, 2014

Prosecutor: Jury Should Hear Perry Felony Case

Prosecutor: Jury Should Hear Perry Felony Case

A special prosecutor leading the felony abuse of power case against Texas Gov. Rick Perry argued Friday that it deserves to be heard by a jury, not thrown out on constitutional grounds.

Thursday, Nov 6, 2014

Gov. Perry in Court: "I Would Do it Again"

Gov. Perry in Court: "I Would Do it Again"

Governor Rick Perry was in court on Thursday to face felony abuse of power charges.

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014

Gov. Perry Due in Court on Thursday

Gov. Perry Due in Court on Thursday

A judge has rescheduled for Nov. 6 in Austin Texas Gov. Rick Perry's first court appearance to face abuse-of-power charges.

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014

Perry's 1st Court Appearance Set for Thursday

Perry's 1st Court Appearance Set for Thursday

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is due to make his first court appearance Thursday in Austin to face abuse-of-power charges.

Monday, Nov 3, 2014

Prosecutor: Technicality Shouldn't Stop Perry Case

Prosecutor: Technicality Shouldn't Stop Perry Case

The special prosecutor leading the felony case against Gov. Rick Perry says he shouldn't be compelled to produce transcripts of testimony before the grand jury.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

Perry's 1st Court Appearance Delayed

Perry's 1st Court Appearance Delayed

Gov. Rick Perry's first court appearance to face abuse of power charges has been pushed back a week to Nov. 7.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014

Texas Gov. Perry Ordered to be in Court Halloween

Texas Gov. Perry Ordered to be in Court Halloween

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry will make his first court appearance on Halloween as his defense team tries to quash the two felony counts of abuse of power against him on both constitutional and technical...

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