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Rick Perry Indictment

Texas Court Dismisses Indictment Against Rick Perry

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.24.2016 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday dismissed an abuse of power indictment against Rick Perry, ending a case ag...

Rick Perry: Despite Indictment, 'We're Moving Right Along' On 2016 Plans

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) said the felony charges he's facing in court aren't derailing his potential 2016 plans. "We're moving right along,...

Perry Gets Support In Felony Case From Bipartisan Lawyers

Reuters | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas, Nov 10 (Reuters) - A bipartisan and high-profile group of lawyers on Monday filed a brief seeking to ...

Perry's Legal Team Takes First Steps Against Indictment

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's legal team filed a motion Monday to quash and dismiss his indictment. Perry was indicted in August for allegedly abusing th...


The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics

Someone with access to Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent out an image on Sunday night mocking the figure at the center of the abuse-of-powe...

Jon Stewart Loves How Epic HuffPost Headlines Win The Internet

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.29.2014 | Comedy

Right in the middle of a segment Thursday night about the indictment against Texas Gov. Rick Perry for abuse of power, "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart h...

Rick Perry's Mugshot Might Be A Money Maker

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics

Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) hopes to profit from his mugshot. The potential 2016 presidential candidate's newly created political action committee, R...

Governors Perry, Christie, and Cuomo: Hardball Politics or Criminal Conduct?

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics
Bennett L. Gershman

What do Governors Perry, Christie, and Cuomo have in common? All three are governors of big and important states, all three are accomplished bullies, and all three have used bullying tactics recently for overreaching political objectives.

Rick Perry Turns Himself In

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) turned himself in to authorities Tuesday on counts of abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant. Perry ...

Sam Levine

Rick Perry Uses Media To Defend Himself As Lawyers Say They Won't Try Case In The Press | Sam Levine | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) took to the airwaves on Monday afternoon to defend himself against allegations of abuse of power, while his la...

People On Both Sides Of The Aisle Are Skeptical About Rick Perry's Indictment

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) responded to the indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), expressing skepticism over accusations that Perry abused th...

Rick Perry Calls Indictment 'Abuse Of Power,' Stands By His Actions

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) spoke about his indictment on Saturday, calling it an "abuse of power." "I wholeheartedly and unequivocally stand by my v...

Davis 'Troubled' By Perry Indictment, But Doesn't Call For Governor's Resignation

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D), who is campaigning to be the Lone Star State's next governor, said she's "troubled" by current Texas Gov. Rick Perry...