The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Oct. 1, 2013

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•    Perry: Wife Misspoke About Abortion (Bloomberg): "Texas Gov. Rick Perry today owned up to an 'oops' moment that wasn’t even his. His wife, Anita, misspoke when she told a journalist that abortion is a woman’s right, Perry, 63, a Republican who opposes terminating pregnancies, told a crowd in Smithville, New Jersey. 'From time to time we’ll stick the wrong word in the wrong place, and you pounce upon it,' Perry told reporters at a campaign event for U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan, a 57-year-old Republican from Bogota."

•    GOP braces for shutdown fallout (Politico): "Despite a ...

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