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Republican Slugfest

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

The ultimate winner of the Republican nomination will have to unite a battered party in order to defeat President Barack Obama. And they will have to keep Congressman Ron Paul from declaring as a third party candidate, which is a real possibility.

Movie Review: Incendiary: The Willingham Case

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Given the zeitgeist about the death penalty and the execution of innocent people from the Troy Davis Case -- and the presidential campaign of Texas Gov. Rick Perry -- the timing couldn't be better for the release of the documentary, Incendiary: The Willingham Case.

Family Planning: 'The Best of Times, the Worst of Times'

Robert Walker | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics
Robert Walker

The world's largest donor nation, the United States, is retreating on its commitments to international family planning, and other donor nations may follow suit.

Rick Perry Errs on the Side of Death

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics
Peter J. Ognibene

When it came to life or death for Cameron Todd Willingham in February 2004, Perry erred irrevocably on the side of death.

Watching Bachmann Watch Obama

Al Eisele | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Al Eisele

I can't wait to watch President Obama's speech before a joint session of Congress tonight, and it's not because of what he'll say or whether it will boost his popularity ratings, but how Rep. Michele Bachmann will react, assuming she even bothers to attend.

Rep. Jan Schakowsky: Responding to the EPA Naysayers

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.02.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

I reached out to Schakowsky with questions about disinformation on regulation, GOP rhetoric on energy, Gov. Perry's vilification of the EPA, and her commitment to the environment. It was just what the doctor ordered.

Why I Don't Want Another President From Texas

Al Eisele | Posted 10.21.2011 | Politics
Al Eisele

Three of the last nine presidents were from Texas and each of them led us into disastrous wars that have divided our nation, bankrupted our economy, undermined our world image, eroded our military might and killed and maimed tens of thousands.

My Conversation With Jesus

Andy Ostroy | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

In the wake of Texas Gov. Rick Perry's God-apalooza gathering on Saturday down in Houston, Jesus Christ himself actually came to me and shared his principles and extremely passionate views about humanity and the state of religion today.

Paul Blumenthal

Wealthy Texans Bankroll Pro-Perry Group | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The not-yet-announced presidential campaign of Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) already has a small bit of fundraising heft behind it thanks to...

Rick Perry Holding Prayer Event To Guide 'Nation In Crisis'

Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics

By Jim Forsyth - Sun Jun 5, 6:19 pm ET SAN ANTONIO -- Saying "there is hope for America, and we will find it on our knees," Texas Governor Rick...

Rick Perry Accuses John Boehner Of Raising 'White Flag' With Possible Tax Cut Compromise

AP | JAY ROOT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who has positioned himself as a national figure on firebrand conservative causes, has criticized U.S. Hou...

Gov. Rick Perry Is Right: God Is Speaking in the Gulf Oil Spill

Rev. Chuck Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Freeman

"We don't know what the event that has allowed for this massive oil to be released. And until we know that, I hope we don't see a knee-jerk reaction ...

Weekly Mulch: Nuclear Plants will go up in Georgia

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger If you were to look out to the horizon of the clean energy field right now, you would see the hazy outlines ...

Gov. Rick Perry Sues The EPA Over Greenhouse Gas Regulation

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) announced at a press conference Tuesday that he's suing the Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of Texas over its Decembe...

Rick Perry Campaign In Texas Hires Felons For Recruitment Drive

Dallas Morning News | GROMER JEFFERS Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Rick Perry's campaign has unknowingly paid convicted felons as part-time workers under its incentive program to turn out voters for the Republic...

Texas Secessionist Pulls Out Of Race For Governor

Miami Herald | Dave Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican primary battle for governor shrank Tuesday with the exit of secessionist candidate Larry Kilgore of Mansfield, while wealthy Houston bu...

Gov. Rick Perry: Cameron Todd Willingham "Was A Monster"

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry insisted again on Wednesday that the execution of Cameron Todd Willingham was appropriate and that Texas did not, contrary t...

Gov. Rick Perry: Texas Could Secede, Leave Union

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HuffPost has comprehensive coverage of the Tax Day Tea Party protests. Click here for the latest photos and video. AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Gov. Rick...