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  • Gov. Rick Perry calls his indictment a politically motivated 'farce'

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry, facing felony charges that he abused his power, stayed on the offensive Sunday, saying he did the right thing by cutting off money for the state’s anti-corruption watchdog. “I stood up for the rule of law in the...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Gov. Rick Perry's indictment nothing more than Texas politics

    WASHINGTON Being a governor seems to be risky business these days. Take the former chief executive of Virginia, for instance. Robert McDonnell and his former Redskins cheerleader wife are in the midst of a mildly sensational trial over charges they...
  • Competition heats up for Tesla's gigafactory

    PALO ALTO, Calif. Tesla Motors' plan to build a massive battery manufacturing plant its "gigafactory" has set off fierce competition for the country's biggest economic development prize in years. As the five states under consideration intensify efforts to...
  • An early handicapping of Republican presidential field

    In the realm of Republican presidential politics, this has been a good year for Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. It hasn't been as kind to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush or Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. It's sobering to recall that less...
  • Rick Perry indictment: Politicians' spats don't belong in courts

    Even in the no-holds-barred world of Texas politics, the indictment of Gov. Rick Perry last week was a low blow. A grand jury in Austin, a Democratic Party hotbed, indicted Perry, a Republican with presidential aspirations, on two felony counts for...
  • Rick Perry is shocked -- shocked! -- by dirty politics in Texas

    To the editor: The hypocrisy displayed by Texas Gov. Rick Perry's complaint about "partisan persecution" over his felony indictment is ludicrous, particularly in light of the fact that his own party is using those exact "partisan theatrics" (Perry's term)...
  • What is being an American? Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has some ideas

     What is being an American? Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has some ideas
    In July, Jose Antonio Vargas was arrested trying to board a plane for L.A. for a screening of his film "Documented," about his life before and after he "outed" himself as an undocumented immigrant living in the U.S. for decades. For the first time since...
  • John M. Crisp: Immigration protests short on compassion

    If one were looking for an occasion to convene fellow protestors, to make signs and placards, to post picket lines, and to compose protest chants, many possibilities present themselves. For example, why aren't we more angry and vocal about climate...
  • The party of new ideas

    The party of new ideas
    What if they held a presidential campaign and a think tank broke out? House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has been giving...
  • In Mexico, Gov. Brown has plenty to say about immigration crisis

    On Tuesday morning Gov.Jerry Brown was sitting in the second row of an armored, dark-blue sport utility vehicle as it hurtled toward the next stop of his four-day trade mission. He was clutching a paper cup of coffee that overflowed onto his hand and...
  • John Dickerson: GOP may boast best field of presidential candidates in a generation

    John Dickerson: GOP may boast best field of presidential candidates in a generation
    What if they held a presidential campaign and a think tank broke out? House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, Wisc., who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week. Sen. Marco Rubio, Fla., has been giving...