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AUSTIN – Several members of the grand jury that indicted Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday that his criticism of the indictment as based more on politics than substance is unfair and disrespectful to the months of work they put in. Houston Chronicle
DES MOINES, Iowa – Rick Perry had only been strolling the grand concourse of the Iowa State Fair for a few minutes before he faced the crucial and inevitable question for any visiting politician. US News & World Report
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas is one of the least thoughtful and most damaging state leaders in America, having done great harm to immigrants, abortion clinics and people without health insurance during his 14 years in office. But bad political judgment is not necessarily a felony, and the indictment handed up against him on Friday — given the facts so far — appe
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) vowed Monday to “fight with everything I have” against his indictment by a grand jury, which he and his supporters are labeling an abuse of the court system for political gain. The Hill
The grand poobah of Republican politics in crucial New Hampshire is strongly defending Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), calling a grand jury indictment against Perry "insane" and "blatantly wrong and dishonest." Washington Post
Gov. Rick Perry, facing a two-count indictment related to how he has used his political powers, now must to run two obstacle courses at the same time: a legal one, defending himself in court on the law; and a political one, trying to make sure he is seen as the man in the white hat being chased by political enemies instead of a man in a black hat being run d