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Democrats paint different picture of Perry's state

After Gov. Rick Perry’s optimistic State of the State address, Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis ripped ruling Republicans while also launching statements that sounded very familiar — as in already fact-checked.

By Meghan Ashford-Grooms :: Published on Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 11:17 a.m.

We're No. 1!

Woo hoo... sometimes.

By :: Published on Monday, January 31st, 2011 at 06:00 a.m.

My opponent is... RICH!

A quarter century ago, legislative hopeful Rick Perry of Haskell filed paperwork with the state indicating he was worth about $13,000. By 2009, we figure, Gov. Perry was worth a little more than $1 million. That is, his net worth increased 77-fold in 24 years. Why care? Well, how politicians make money is often an attack point — sometimes clear-cut enough for the Truth-O-Meter.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, October 22nd, 2010 at 11:10 a.m.

Democrats pound Rick Perry

That roar in Corpus Christi this weekend? It wasn’t necessarily the surf. Conventioneering Texas Democrats pounded Gov. Rick Perry, lofting some charges we’ve explored before ...

By Meghan Ashford-Grooms :: Published on Monday, June 28th, 2010 at 01:00 p.m.

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