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Texas’ Perry indicted for coercion for veto threat - The Washington Post

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BREAKING NEWS: Texas’ Perry indicted for coercion for veto threat

"A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption — making the possible 2016 presidential hopeful his state’s first indicted governor in nearly a century.

A special prosecutor spent months calling witnesses and presenting evidence that Perry broke the law when he promised publicly to nix $7.5 million over two years for the public integrity unit, which is run by Travis County District Rosemary Lehmberg’s office.” 

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nhlabornews:

BREAKING NEWS: Texas’ Perry indicted for coercion for veto threat

"A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption — making the possible 2016 presidential hopeful his state’s first indicted governor in nearly a century.

A special prosecutor spent months calling witnesses and presenting evidence that Perry broke the law when he promised publicly to nix $7.5 million over two years for the public integrity unit, which is run by Travis County District Rosemary Lehmberg’s office.”

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‪#‎MemeGOP‬ ‪#‎UniteBlue‬ ‪#‎FixTheHouse‬
Thanks to Nick  Anderson at the Houston Chronicle

memegop:

‪#‎MemeGOP‬ ‪#‎UniteBlue‬ ‪#‎FixTheHouse‬

Thanks to Nick  Anderson at the Houston Chronicle

The NH Union Leader Helps AFP Spread Misinformation About Right To Work (For Less) In NH

nhlabornews:

Once again the Union Leader’s editorial board is peddling misinformation about unions and “right to work” (for less) legislation (“Protesting information: Picket sign o’ the times”).

Let’s clear up a few things.

1) Just whose “rights” is Americans for Prosperity supposedly “protecting”?

Video: Gun safety group targets Kelly Ayotte with powerful domestic violence ad

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Kelly Ayotte by Gage Skidmore, on Flickr

Image: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 2.0 

Everytown for Gun Safety, the group founded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is airing a dramatic new television ad in New Hampshire that calls on Sen. Kelly Ayotte to support legislation to close federal loopholes that…

cartoonpolitics:

"Corporations are people, my friend .. of course they are." .. (Mitt Romney)

cartoonpolitics:

"Corporations are people, my friend .. of course they are." .. (Mitt Romney)

Senate candidate Kevin Avard: Al Qaeda is coming after you, how are you going to defend yourself?

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Former state House Representative and District 12 Senate candidate Kevin Avard (R-Nashua) asks, “How are you going to defend yourself” against Al Qaeda “if your politicians start voting to take away your guns?”

What’s frightening is that you have ISIS or Al Qaeda…

cartoonpolitics:

another reference to the Texas Republican Party’s recent endorsement of ‘Reparative (or Conversion) Therapy’ (a comprehensively discredited pseudo-science ‘therapy’ that claims to turn gay people straight)

cartoonpolitics:

another reference to the Texas Republican Party’s recent endorsement of ‘Reparative (or Conversion) Therapy’ (a comprehensively discredited pseudo-science ‘therapy’ that claims to turn gay people straight)

Shameful that he calls himself a Christian

Shameful that he calls himself a Christian