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A “Source” Says Rick Perry Is Running

TX Governor Rick Perry

June 24, 2011 A “Source” Says Rick Perry Is Running Robin M., Care2 News So, are we really going to see a Rick Perry presidential run?  Yes, if the Daily Beast and the Wall Street Journal are to be believed.  According to the Daily Beast, who cites the Wall Street Journal, an “an informed Republican source” […]

Texas Senators Pass Voter ID Bill


January 27, 2011 Jay Root, Associated Press AUSTIN — Texas Republican leaders have scored their first major legislative victory of the 2011 session with Senate passage of a bill requiring most residents to present photo identification before being allowed to vote. The legislation, which exempts certain disabled people and those 70 and older, passed the […]

Newt Gingrich Will Run In 2012


January 23, 2011 Newt tells his Georgia supporters he intends to run in 2012 Rick Moran, American Thinker Newt Gingrich has let the cat out of the bag; he intends to run for president in 2012: In the last 24 hours, former U.S. House speaker Newt Gingrich has touched base with several prominent Republicans in […]

Is Governor Perry Out For 2012?


December 26, 2010 Is Governor Perry out for 2012? Rick Moran Despite his protestations, it sounds like a “definite maybe:” Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) said Friday that the Republican Governors Association has already been meeting with the incoming Speaker of the House about turning authority back toward the states.“John Boehner totally gets it,” Perry […]

TX Democrats Join GOP


December 15, 2010 It’s official: 2 Texas Democrats Join Republican Party David Paulin It’s official: Two Texas Democratic lawmakers have switched parties and are now Republicans: before a standing room only, packed house of reporters, officeholders and party officials, RPT Chairman Steve Munisteri today led off a press conference announcing that State Rep. Allan Ritter and State […]

Post Congressional Election


Among the aftershocks from the political earthquake are defections of state Democrats from the party of Obama, Reid and Pelosi and their conversion into Republicans.

Letter to the GOP Leadership

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In a letter put out this weekend by Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips, the unified voice of over 180 Tea Party groups, leaders, and activists urged Republican congressional leaders to follow through with campaign promises.

Touchscreen Voting Machines Alleged Defective

Touchscreen Voting Machine

Programming Flaw Favors Votes For Democrats RALEIGH — The chairman of the N.C. Republican Party alleged Thursday that a programing flaw with touchscreen voting machines used for early voting in 36 counties is causing votes intended for GOP candidates to be counted for Democrats. Tom Fetzer, the Republican chairman, said that if the State Board of […]

Big Political Spenders Can Stay Under The Radar

Political Spending

Independent groups setting up nonprofits here and across the U.S. By BRADLEY OLSON HOUSTON CHRONICLE Two local political advocacy groups pushing very different agendas have organized as nonprofits under the tax code, part of a new national trend in politics in which corporations and the wealthy can spend big in election season under the cloak […]

Pentagon Opposes Distribution of Wikileaks Files

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

Pentagon: Do Not Distribute “Stolen” Files Published by Wikileaks By Mary Elizabeth Dallas The Pentagon today told media organizations to not distribute any “stolen” classified war files released by the WikiLeaks Web site. In July, WikiLeaks obtained and released nearly 77,000 classified military reports from Afghanistan. Now, U.S. officials say the group is in possession […]

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