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  1. Uproar keeps Rick Perry's name off Academic Building at Texas A&MRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas A&M University regents retreated Thursday on a proposal to name a historic building for distinguished alumnus Gov. Rick Perry, after an uproar among students and on social media turned the honor into a cringe-worthy misstep. Amid the discord, Perry declined the offer.

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  2. Rick Perry is really really really very wrong about HanukkahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | CNN

    On Tuesday night , Texas Gov. Rick Perry -- long a public fan of Judaism -- marked the beginning of the Jewish festival of Hanukkah by comparing it to the Boston Tea Party, which was celebrating its 241st anniversary the same day. The Hanukkah story, to which Perry's statement made reference, is a fairly straightforward one: In the second century B.C., a small band of faithful Jews, led by Judah Maccabee, rose up against the oppressive Seleucid Empire, which had taken control of the Temple in Jerusalem, and won a surprising victory.

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  3. Perry Pardons Tim ColeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2010 | Texas Tribune

    Gov. Rick Perry issued a posthumous pardon today for Tim Cole, who died in prison after he was wrongly convicted of rape. The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles last week recommended that Cole be pardoned after DNA evidence showed he did not rape Michele Jean Murray.

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  4. Sounding like a candidate, Perry says retirement holds no interest for himRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Chron

    Sounding like he already is a presidential candidate, Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday held up Texas as a blueprint for success, slammed President Barack Obama on foreign policy, including his decision to normalize relations with Cuba, and declared the nation ready for a savvy, sunny leader. "Americans are looking for competent leadership.

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  5. Convocation Ceremonies Held at Texas A&M ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    Governor Rick Perry gave a convocation address Thursday night at Rudder Auditorium for the beginning of Texas A&M's graduation ceremonies. "I'm looking forward to it, I've been looking forward to it for the past four years.

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  6. Editorial cartoon by Clayton BowenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... National Park. S. C. Gwynne covering the issue for the Texas Monthly wrote that he "has ticked off everyone from Rick Perry to the Sierra Club. Not that he cares." Private interests tried to sway him. People claiming the public good criticized him. ...

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  7. Authority, drugs, phone limits on Lubbock leaders' agenda for LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... of the bill prohibiting texting while driving that passed through Legislature in 2011, but was vetoed by Gov. Rick Perry before it became law. And restricting the sale of synthetic drugs is something the Lubbock City Council finalized in February ...

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  8. Perry doesn't want A&M building named after himRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KYTX-TV News

    ... (TEXAS TRIBUNE) -- The Academic Building at Texas A&M University will not have its name changed to the Governor Rick Perry '72 Building after all. The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents was scheduled to meet Thursday afternoon to approve ...

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  9. Jeb Bush's banking career ripe for conservative attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | CNN

    ... presidential contenders are on record supporting TARP, including Rep. Paul Ryan, who voted for it, and Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who signed a letter urging Congress to pass "an economic recovery package," though he later said the letter wasn't an ...

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  10. Perry criticizes Obama administration's new Cuba policyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | KSWO

    Outgoing Texas Gov. Rick Perry criticized President Barack Obama's shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba, saying it's part of a troubling pattern of negotiating with those who hold Americans captive. In an interview with the Austin bureau of the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News, Perry said he was happy that American government contractor Alan Gross had been released after five years as a Cuban prisoner.

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  11. Gov. Rick Perry laughs at a question during the final keynote of 2014 TribFest.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Texas Tribune

    Like many college graduates, outgoing Gov. Rick Perry is looking for a job, and he allowed on Thursday that he's willing to travel, specifically to Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina - three states crucial in the presidential primaries. who's considering a 2016 presidential run , came to shedding more light on his intentions during a speech at a convocation of Texas A&M graduates.

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  12. Carly Fiorina Hiring for a Presidential CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Political Wire

    ... allies also continue to prepare the ground for another Romney [] A Darmouth College student asked Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) if he would have anal sex in exchange for campaign contributions, The Dartmouth reports. Another question: "I know you have ...

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  13. The More, the Merrier for the GOP in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Commentary Magazine

    ... and approach to politics) and Rand Paul (who is too libertarian for my taste)-run as well. The same goes for Rick Perry, who seems to be preparing for this run more diligently than he did in 2012; and Governor Christie, who would be formidable if he ...

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  14. Perry touts sale of state-backed biotech companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | NewsOK.com

    A private startup awarded more than $40 million in taxpayer dollars at Texas A&M University and sold to an international drug manufacturer will expand the state's influence on biotechnology, Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday. Kalon Biotherapeutics LLC was founded in 2011 by the A&M system and has received money from both the state's $3 billion cancer-fighting agency and a signature Perry fund that gives public dollars to high-risk tech startups.

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  15. The Bush Brothers are Bank RobbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Daily Kos

    ... that Hunter and others have reminded people what a tool the supposedly moderate (compared to Ted Cruz or Ranger Rick Perry) and competent (compared to Ted Cruz or Ranger Rick Perry or his brother W) Jeb is and has been. I thought that I should ...

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  16. Texas A&M won't rename iconic building after PerryRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | KSWO

    ... ng to keep its name. A&M regents canceled a special meeting Thursday that had been scheduled to consider the Gov. Rick Perry '72 Building. Perry has appointed the entire nine-regent board.

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  17. Just How Wrong Was Rick Perry About Income Inequality In Texas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Burnt Orange Report

    As part of Rick Perry's transition from longest-serving governor of Texas to future twice-failed presidential candidate, the outgoing officeholder has been doing his fair share of press. One story in the Washington Post detailed Perry's cram sessions on issues ranging from health care to the environment to economics.

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  18. Gov. Perry Declines Offer to have Texas A&M Building Named after HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KCEN

    BRYAN) -- The Texas A&M Board of Regents canceled its special meeting Thursday afternoon. The Board was going to consider renaming the Academic building on campus after Texas Governor Rick Perry .

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  19. Rick Perry Participating in the Lighting of a Hanukkah Menorah Is As Awkward As You Would ExpectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | E! Online

    You all know Rick Perry, right? He's the governor of Texas, once ran for president, and probably eats BBQ ribs and corn bread at least twice a week off a plate with an eagle on it? Yeah, that guy. One time Rick got some Jewish people together in his office and helped them light a Menorah.

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  20. Texan of the Year finalist: Wallace HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Dallas Morning News

    ... it seems better suited to a thriller than the staid work of a university regent. It begins in 2011, when Gov. Rick Perry, a man Hall didn't personally know, tapped the Dallas entrepreneur and 1984 UT grad for the prestigious role of university ...

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