"… nsylvania, at $3.99 spent per eligible voter, was second, followed by Maryland ($3.48), Nebraska ($3.12) and Illinois ($2.94). S …"
"… pire State fourth, with $13.2 million in spending, while blue-leaning Maryland came in at fifth ($12.1 million) thanks to a heated Democratic primar …"
"… was brought on to offer some advice. Five years later, he became Perry’s general counsel, eight months after that, his chief of staff, and a little over a year aft …"
"… to political candidates across the country. According to figures from the Center for Responsive Politics and the National Institute on Money in State Politics, from 2009 to 2012 ( …"
"… n account last year, and a Sands PAC gave another $5,000, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The senator’s office did not respond to requests for comment, but Graha …"
"… derived from oil and gas development, said Robert Forbis Jr., an assistant professor of political science at Texas Tech University. “Energy wins practically every time,” Forbi …"
"… . He has leased some of his own land to oil companies in the past, and the law firm where he practices specializes in negotiating oil and gas agreements. …"
"… nbsp;residents live in small towns or on farms and have scant influence on lawmakers. About 23 percent have incomes below the federal poverty line, …"
"… borate or respond to further questions. Soon after the legislation became law, the TCEQ voluntarily narrowed the focus of its rules. Today the tighter s …"
"… nate. She is now a policy advisor at Patton Boggs, a Washington D.C.-based law and lobbying firm that advises U.S. and international clients on oil and g …"
"… und (pro-David Dewhurst) $1 million to Make Us Great Again (pro-Rick Perry), all from Contran Corp. $500,000 to Conservative Renewal (pro-Dewhurst) …"
"… $100,000 to Restoring Prosperity Fund (pro-Perry, formerly Americans for Rick Perry) $50,000 to Strong Utah (pro-Orrin Hatch) $25,000 to Women Speak Out PAC …"
"… sp;it was influenced by Simmons’ donations to groups that supported Gov. Rick Perry. Although Simmons' has given tens of millions of dollars to conservative …"
"… used was intended for private security guards only. Districts in Colorado, Oregon and Ohio have taken similar steps, and schools in several other states are …"
"… ose arrangements have drawn their own scrutiny. Two funds under Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s control have spread hundreds of millions of dollars to corporations ov …"
"… major national Democratic figures. Headlining Davis’ first event: Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.; Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.; Al Franken, D-Minn.; Kirsten Gillibrand …"
"… by Jonnie Williams Sr., the businessman whose gift giving to Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has drawn the scrutiny of federal law enforcement officials, donated …"
"… . Currently, the state maintains no information about dental chains. Gov. Rick Perry signed the bill last week. It takes effect on Jan. 1. …"
"… the reauthorization bill in case of a veto of the stand-alone bill by Gov. Rick Perry, who opposed the effort. But lawmakers removed the amendment Friday night, …"
"… ts Perry to sign the bill. Update: (June 17, 11:33 a.m.): On Jun 14, Gov. Rick Perry vetoed the bill. Perry said he supported some components of the …"
"… during the 2012 GOP presidential primaries, the super PAC “Americans for Rick Perry” ran afoul of the rule and changed its name to “Restoring Prosperity F …"
"… k; pro-Allen West) $100,000 to Make Us Great Again (pro-Rick Perry) $15,000 to Maverick PAC USA (pro-Republican) Perry also financ …"
"… n season to Mitt Romney, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who Bob Perry has long backed at the state level. (The two men are not re …"
"… for governor. The state’s Democratic Party, whose candidate lost to Gov. Rick Perry in the race, sued unsuccessfully to keep the Green candidate off the ballo …"
"… Texas Tribune's Emily Ramshaw, click here. …"
"… to Make Us Great Again, a short-lived super PAC that supported Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s presidential bid. Simmons’ seemingly contradictory giving patterns …"
"… ion in 1997 by Carney, who himself has maintained close ties to Texas Gov. Rick Perry. It also shares Alexandria, Va., office space with Crossroads Media, whic …"
"… an Party, which in turn contributed $5.2 million to winning candidate Gov. Rick Scott.And in Pennsylvania, the RGA contributed $6 million of the $28.7 million G …"
"… ts PACs in Michigan and Pennsylvania, it sent $5.3 million to Michigan’s Republican Party and $2.3 million to bolster the Pennsylvania Republican Party’s efforts. …"
"… Michigan’s Republican Party and $2.3 million to bolster the Pennsylvania Republican Party’s efforts. By contrast, the RGA uses a more direct method in states whe …"
"… ntonio Express-News sued for access to the detailed travel records of Gov. Rick Perry’s taxpayer-funded security officers after Abbott’s office said summari …"
"… more than $950,000 to advocate for Obama’s re-election, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The couple earned their fortune from their legal practice, M …"
"… exas. Last updated: Jan. 30, 2013 *2011-2012 election cycle. Source: Center for Responsive Politics and Center for Public Integrity analysis of Federal Election Commission re …"
"… e big five for-profit insurance companies (UnitedHealth, WellPoint, Aetna, Cigna and Humana), you’ll see that the biggest growth in their membership has …"
"… no chance of competing against the GOP front-runner in the race, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. With the backing of national conservative groups and a fiery stage presen …"
"… key elements of the federal Health care overhaul.In a letter sent to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Perry said both elements " …"
"… cost of billions to Texas taxpayers," said Perry, a Republican. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has estimated the Medicaid expansion would c …"
"… ot yet been chosen. …"
"… rding to FEC filings.)Delayed since March due to redistricting issues, the Texas Republican primary is a chance for the tea party to build on its momentum …"
"… $2.5 million on ads, mostly opposing Dewhurst, the lieutenant governor of Texas. A pro-Dewhurst super PAC, Texas Conservatives Fund, fought back with $2.3 …"
"… sing Dewhurst, the lieutenant governor of Texas. A pro-Dewhurst super PAC, Texas Conservatives Fund, fought back with $2.3 million in ads against Cruz, Tex …"
"… million to Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, the group whose ads helped sink Massachusetts Democratic Sen. John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign. Most recently, …"
"… set up education programs for underage consumers of alcohol.In Texas, Gov. Rick Perry decried the Justice Department’s decision to block a voter ID law introd …"
"… s $18.5 million. But Santorum ultimately failed to keep up with the former Massachusetts governor, who one recent poll showed beating Santorum even in Pennsylvania …"
"… dealt with this issue when Texas governor and then-presidential candidate Rick Perry said in a September debate that the Massachusetts health care law killed 1 …"