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Rick Perry to Send National Guard to Stop Child Migrants

Rick Perry to Send National Guard to Stop Child Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 22 2014, 1:24PM

Political maneuvers afoot.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Texas Governor Wants Welfare, Unemployment Applicants To Pee In A Cup

Texas Governor Wants Welfare, Unemployment Applicants To Pee In A Cup

by on November 16 2012, 8:37AM

Texas is poised to join the drug-testing bandwagon.

Topics: Economy, /NOW, Politics

In Planned Parenthood vs. Texas, Judicial Whiplash Ensues

In Planned Parenthood vs. Texas, Judicial Whiplash Ensues

by Akiba Solomon on May 2 2012, 9:13AM

While the Republican-dominated Lone Star state dukes it out with Planned Parenthood, poor patients who rely on the state’s Women’s Health Program are in limbo

Topics: Gender, Gender & Sexuality, Health

A Texas-Style War on Women Guts Basic Care to Jab Planned Parenthood

A Texas-Style War on Women Guts Basic Care to Jab Planned Parenthood

by Akiba Solomon on March 15 2012, 9:34AM

Black, single, childless and back in college, Delia Henry represents a population rarely visible in the so-called war on women. And she’s about to lose her health care because Rick Perry is gutting a Women’s Health Program just to hurt Planned Parenthood.

Topics: Gender, Gender & Sexuality, Health, Planned Parenthood

Rick Perry's Real Legacy? His 2011 Executions (A Dance Video)

Rick Perry’s Real Legacy? His 2011 Executions (A Dance Video)

by Jorge Rivas on January 20 2012, 1:12PM

In honor of Texas Governor Rick Perry executing his presidential campaign, Adriel Luis, a Colorlines.com contributor and artist based in Brooklyn, NY, made this video to remind all of us what Perry’s real legacy is.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Rick Perry, GOP's Most Viable Candidate for Latino Vote Drops Out of Race

Rick Perry, GOP’s Most Viable Candidate for Latino Vote Drops Out of Race

by Jorge Rivas on January 19 2012, 12:55PM

Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry announced his withdrawal from the presidential race on Thursday.

Topics: GOP Primary, /NOW

Sarah Silverman Organizes 'Live From Niggerhead' Comedy Show

Sarah Silverman Organizes ‘Live From Niggerhead’ Comedy Show

by Jorge Rivas on October 24 2011, 4:13PM

Some see a disaster. But Silverman sees a teachable moment.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Rick Perry Reserves His 'Brother' References for Herman Cain

Rick Perry Reserves His ‘Brother’ References for Herman Cain

by Jorge Rivas on October 19 2011, 3:34PM

Is the Texas governor trying to make up for his “Niggerhead” ranch controversy?

Topics: Politics

Rick Perry Spent the Weekend at 'Niggerhead' Ranch

Rick Perry Spent the Weekend at ‘Niggerhead’ Ranch

by Jorge Rivas on October 3 2011, 1:43PM

Texas Governor Rick Perry doesn’t deny leasing a hunting camp called “Niggerhead.”

Topics: Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Loses His

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Loses His “Heart” to Tea Party on Immigration

by Shani O. Hilton on September 30 2011, 9:46AM

Now that he’s called his comments on immigration reform last week “inappropriate,” Rick Perry has officially joined the hard right of the Republican party.

Topics: GOP Primary, Politics

Justice John Paul Stevens' Only Regret: Texas Death Penalty Vote

Justice John Paul Stevens’ Only Regret: Texas Death Penalty Vote

by Jorge Rivas on September 29 2011, 4:46PM

The retired judge says that his 1977 vote to reinstate the Texas death penalty isn’t something he’s proud of.

Topics: Troy Davis

Rick Perry Trumpets Border Violence Lie While Agents Admit They're Bored

Rick Perry Trumpets Border Violence Lie While Agents Admit They’re Bored

by Jorge Rivas on September 8 2011, 11:15AM

“The taxpayers are paying us all this extra money to do nothing,” said one agent.

Topics: Politics

Rick Perry's Deeply Flawed Brand of Texas Justice

Rick Perry’s Deeply Flawed Brand of Texas Justice

by Shani O. Hilton on August 17 2011, 2:26PM

The GOP favorite may want to appear tough on crime, but from immigration to capital punishment, his record in Texas has quite a few bad marks.

Topics: Politics

Rick Perry Pivots on Immigration to Fit GOP Field for 2012

Rick Perry Pivots on Immigration to Fit GOP Field for 2012

by Shani O. Hilton on July 21 2011, 9:34AM

The Texas Governor is fast becoming the GOP’s most viable hope for next year’s presidential election.

Topics: Politics

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