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Mary Matalin Defended GOP over DeLay, Abramoff; Leaves over Trump

Political commentator Mary Matalin made headlines on Friday for leaving the Republican Party over the likely nomination of Donald Trump. Though she implied she would still vote for Trump, Matalin said the Libertarian Party better represented her principles.

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Texas Criminal Court Judge Shot in Her Driveway

A felony criminal district court judge in Travis County, Texas, was shot outside her home last night. Judge Julie Kocurek is also a former prosecutor. It is unknown whether the shooting is related to her duties as a criminal judge or prosecutor.

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Tom DeLay: Paul Ryan Is ‘Another Boehner’

On Thursday’s “Cavuto: Coast to Coast” on the Fox Business Network, former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-TX) took aim at Speaker-Elect Paul Ryan (R-WI) for not signaling he will do more to overturn what he deemed to be a

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DeLay: Boehner ‘Had No Agenda’

Former House Majority Leader and Representative Tom DeLay (R-TX) stated that House Speaker Representative John Boehner “had no agenda” on Friday’s “Risk & Reward with Deirdre Bolton” on the Fox Business Network. DeLay said, “The agenda should be actually presented, and

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Dems Struggle to Find Untainted Rep for Appropiations Committee

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Democratic Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will step down from his leadership position on the House Appropriations Committee after he, and four of his associates, were indicted this week on 29 counts of racketeering, fraud and conspiracy.

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Texas District Attorney’s Office Accused of Unlawfully Withholding Defense Evidence

A District Attorney’s Office in Texas is facing multiple accusations of intentionally withholding favorable evidence from defendants, and the accusations could have major impacts on at least two cases. In the first, a former Nueces County prosecutor filed suit against the Nueces County District Attorney in mid-December claiming he was fired for refusing to withhold favorable evidence from the criminal defense. Then, late last month, defense lawyers for Hannah Overton urged visiting Judge Mario Ramirez Jr., of Edinburg, to drop the murder charge because the prosecutor in the 2007 trial intentionally withheld evidence that would have proved Overton’s innocence.