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Hyderabad-born is Texas secretary of state

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 21 2013, 3:02am CST | by IANS

Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Hyderabad-born attorney Nandita Venkateswaran Berry has been appointed the Secretary of State for Texas, making her the first person of Indian origin to hold the third top executive job in the southern state.
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National Guard to Soldiers: No Personal Weapons, Even Off-Duty

Aug 20 2014 12:06pm CDT | Source: Big Government

HOUSTON, Texas — The JAG (Judge Advocate General) Office of the Texas National Guard (TNG) briefed guardsmen about to be deployed to South Texas to leave their personal firearms at home. This applies even if the guardsman has a Texas Concealed Handgun License or is a certified peace officer in their civilian life. This briefing was disclosed by one of the soldiers who is about to be deployed to a section of the Rio Grande Sector of the Texas/M ...
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The Fix: How to take a good political mugshot, should you need to

Aug 20 2014 11:15am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

Did you hear that Gov. Rick Perry (R-Tex.) got indicted by a grand jury? It was in the news. The problem with getting indicted for an elected official is that such things can have a deleterious effect on your political career. While voters sometimes don't mind voting for accused criminals (or convicted criminals), it ...
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Grand Jurors Come Forward to Attack Perry: Legal, But Partisan

Aug 20 2014 10:57am CDT | Source: Big Government

AUSTIN, Texas — Yesterday, several members of the Travis County grand jury that indicted Texas Governor Rick Perry last Friday had come forward to criticize Perry’s comments made in his own defense against the indictment.   Despite the fact that the grand jurors had all been instructed not to discuss the proceedings publicly, several have made comments to the press, mostly critical of Perry. The Houston Chronicle posted two articles yesterday afternoon that ...
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Democrats Must Denounce the Rick Perry Indictment, and the Rush to Judgment Culture

Aug 20 2014 8:49am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Democrats know a lot about criminalizing the political process -- and the terrible consequences to our nation and our democracy when it happens. We saw it happen again and again in the 1990s, after multiple Cabinet secretaries in the Clinton administration were "investigated" by "independent counsels" -- and every one of them resulted in no conviction, despite the rush to judgment and the media ...
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AP NewsAlert

Aug 19 2014 5:06pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry arrives at courthouse for booking on felony abuse of power charg ...
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What It Means That Governor Nixon Sent In The Guard

Aug 19 2014 3:30pm CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Members of the Missouri National Guard stand watch outside a command post near a protest Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. CREDIT: AP Photo/Charlie Riedel The National Guard was sent in to Ferguson, Missouri on Wednesday. Thus far, it hasn’t done much to quell tensions between police and protestors. In fact, by some accounts things got worse after Guardsmen entered, with accounts that guns were fired emerging over ...
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Abbott: It’s “Bizarre” to Prosecute a Governor For Exercising Veto Authority

Aug 19 2014 9:57am CDT | Source: Big Government

AUSTIN, Texas—Texas Attorney General and Republican candidate for Governor,Greg Abbott, appeared on the Fox News program Fox & Friends on Saturday to discuss the border crisis, and was also asked for his reaction to Friday’s indictment of current Texas Governor Rick Perry for his veto of funding for the Public Integrity Unit (the PIU) after Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg refused to resign after she pled guilt to DWI ...
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DeLay to Perry: 'This is what they do'

Aug 19 2014 8:09am CDT | Source: POLITICO

Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) is feeling a bit of deja vu on Monday after Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted by the same office that Delay once faced nine years ag ...
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