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Rick Perry Began Political Career As Young Star For Texas Democrats

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Gov. Rick Perry, a no-apologies conservative known for slashing government spending and opposing all tax increases, is about as Republican as you can get.

Read the whole story at The Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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