AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge likened Texas' strict voter ID requirement to a poll tax deliberately meant to suppress minority voter turnout and struck it down less than a month before Election Day — and mere hours after the…
By PBS NewsHour
This week, Abbott’s campaign released a powerful ad highlighting his ability to overcome the difficulties he faced after his accident. The 30-second spot, narrated by Abbott, shows the Attorney General rolling up the ramps of a parking garage.
A U.S. federal judge struck down a Texas abortion regulation law today, preventing more than a dozen abortion clinics from being forced to shut down starting next Monday.
By Will Weissert, Associated Press and Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is wasting little time pouncing on President Barack Obama's "we don't have a strategy yet"comments about the violent militant faction attacking cities in Iraq,…
By Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas -- Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he is fighting a criminal indictment with the law on his side -- not to mention a team of high-powered attorneys with formidable records in big cases.
By Associated Press
Estrada said that Judge Bert Richardson decided instead that Perry will receive a summons to appear which has not been issued yet.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power, noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors.
One day after a grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts, charging that he abused the power of his office last year, questions remain about the governor's actions and what comes next. Tony Plohetski of the…
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power for making good on a veto threat - a case the possible 2016 presidential hopeful is dismissing as nakedly political, but which…
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