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Legal Experts Warn Perry Case Could Be Hard to Prove

Legal Experts Warn Perry Case Could Be Hard to Prove

The two counts a Travis County grand jury charged Gov. Perry with on Friday are rarely-used corruption laws, and a number of legal experts say it's going to be a tough road to hoe for prosecutors. Our political reporter Karina Kling takes a look at the charges and what the prosecutors have to prove. Updated 08/19/2014 07:42 PM

Gov. Perry to Turn Himself in Today

Gov. Perry to Turn Himself in Today

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is expected to turn himself into the Travis County Jail at 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to Republicans planning to gather outside of the courthouse. The governor's trip to jail stems from his two felony indictments handed down by a grand jury on Friday. 08/19/2014 11:55 AM

Capital Tonight: Perry Responds to Indictment

Capital Tonight: Perry Responds to Indictment

A grand jury indicts Gov. Perry on two felony counts; Republican Party of Texas Chairman Steve Munisteri and Texas Democratic Party Executive Director Will Hailer respond to the news; we speak to the man who filed the criminal complaint against the governor. Updated 08/16/2014 06:02 PM

President Obama to Speak on Economy at Austin’s Paramount Theater

President Obama to Speak on Economy at Austin’s Paramount Theater

Some people camped outside of the Paramount Theater overnight in hopes of getting the best seat in the house for President Obama's speech in Austin at noon. The commander-in-chief touched down in Dallas Wednesday evening, where he met with Gov. Perry about the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border. 07/10/2014 07:21 AM

Davis, Abbott Turn up Summer Heat on Campaign Trail

Davis, Abbott Turn up Summer Heat on Campaign Trail

Summer is a typically slow time for campaigns, but the race for Texas governor is heating up with the season. Both candidates are pointing fingers in an effort to rally their bases. Our LeAnn Wallace has more. 07/02/2014 04:52 PM

Obama: I'll Act on My Own on Immigration

Obama: I'll Act on My Own on Immigration

Full speech: President Obama announced his intention Monday to take executive action on immigration. Obama said he has waited for more than a year to give House Speaker John Boehner pace to act. He says Boehner informed him last week that the House won't vote on immigration this year. 06/30/2014 02:52 PM

SCOTUS: Employers Don’t Have to Cover Contraceptives

SCOTUS: Employers Don’t Have to Cover Contraceptives

The Supreme Court has ruled that employers with religious objections can refuse to pay for contraception. The justices' 5-4 decision Monday is the first time that the high court has ruled that profit-seeking businesses can hold religious views under federal law. 06/30/2014 09:34 AM

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