Griffin Perry, the twentysomething son of Texas Governor Rick Perry, has a bold plan for this country. In the increasingly unlikely event his father makes it to the general election, Griffin knows exactly who should join the Perry administration–Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow and “Walker Texas Ranger” star Chuck Norris. Read More
During an interview with the editorial board of the Des Moines Register today, Texas Governor Rick Perry was unable to recall the name of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and incorrectly stated the number of judges in the nation’s highest court. Governor Perry’s pair of Supreme slipups came as he gave his opinions on the separation of church and state. Read More
Texas Governor Rick Perry has released a new campaign commercial in which he promises to end “liberal attacks on our religious heritage” including keeping Christmas out of schools and allowing gays to infiltrate the military. ”As President, I’ll end Obama’s war on religion,” Governor Perry says in the ad. Read More
Senator Chuck Schumer said he thinks the Democrats can pick up Senate seats in 2012.
The chief of staff for Embattled Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. was arrested on bribery and conspiracy charges.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wants to pass a bill prohibiting insider trading by members of Congress, their families and staff.
Manhattan State Senator Liz Krueger sent out a fundraising email earlier this week that features what may be called an “anti-Host Committee.”
On the space on the invite where it is usually listed which high rollers are putting it on, Ms. Krueger writes:
“Please do not join: The Koch Brothers, Karl Rove, Pedro Espada, Carl Paladino, Rudy Giuliani, Herman Cain, Eric Cantor, Rush Limbaugh, Dick Cheney, Michelle Bachmann, Pat Robertson, Rick Perry, Dean Skelos, Grover Norquist, Rand Paul, Glenn Beck, Ron Paul, Sarah Palin, Hiram Monserrate and all members of Rupert Murdoch’s family”
If nothing else, this invite shows what low esteem Sen. Krueger has for her former Senate Democratic colleagues Hiram Monserrate and Pedro Espada; this may be the first time the former Amigos have been included in the same breath as the Koch brothers and Sarah Palin. Read More
This evening’s Thanksgiving Family Forum was all about traditional, conservative family values so Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann started by taking on the traditional woman’s role and serving glasses of water to teach of her male opponents in the Republican primaries. Before she sat down at the debate roundtable, Congresswoman Bachmann picked up a nearby jug of water and poured glasses for each of her rivals. Read More
Rick Perry will try and revive his flagging campaign for the Republican presidential nomination in New York Friday at a reception and luncheon in the Waldorf Astoria.
The Texas governor will be speaking and hobnobbing with donors from the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation, a nonprofit that provides financial assistance to the families of federal, state, and local officers who are killed in action, taken seriously ill, or suffer due to a natural disaster. Read More