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Mike Toomey

Texas Senate Race Gets Tea Party Flavor

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics

GEORGETOWN, Texas -- Many Republicans view Ted Cruz as the Texas version of Marco Rubio, the Hispanic U.S. senator from Florida whose conservative phi...

Paul Blumenthal

Let The Super PAC Wars Begin | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A multimillion-dollar super PAC backing the candidacy of Texas Gov. Rick Perry has launched its first salvo in the Republican primary ad...

Jon Ward

Perry Aides' $3 Million Island Disappears From Web | Jon Ward | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The super PAC that hopes to spend $55 million on Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry's behalf is run by Mike Toomey, a long-tim...

Paul Blumenthal

Perry's Biggest Donor MIA From Campaign Finance Reports | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry's recently filed campaign finance report for his presidential bid shows that the governor has raised $17.2 million...

Jason Cherkis

Rick Perry Faced Federal Scrutiny For Insider Trading, Criticism For Land Deals | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since announcing his run for the presidency, Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) has had to fend off allegations of crony capitalism. Such cri...

Paul Blumenthal

Perry Supporters Start New Secret Money Group | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supporters of Texas Gov. Rick Perry's presidential bid have organized a non-profit under the 501(c)(4) section of the tax code to aid hi...

Jason Cherkis

Perry Administration's HPV Emails Raise Questions Of 'Under The Table' Input, Merck Involvement | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON--The day before Texas Governor Rick Perry issued his now-controversial executive order mandating the administration of the HPV vaccine, an ...

Jason Cherkis

Under Rick Perry, Former Staffers Raked In Millions As Lobbyists | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has been good for the Austin lobbying business. Forty Perry aides have e...

Paul Blumenthal

Perry Super PAC Has Huge Money Plans | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Super PAC backing Texas Gov. Rick Perry's bid for the Republican presidential nomination plans on spending $55 million to help secure ...

Who Is Mike Toomey?

Noelle Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Noelle Bell

Mike Toomey's a lackey for his special big business friends, and Gov. Perry's best friend. That's who he is.