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Palin Campaigns With Perry in Houston

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin at a campaign event for Gov. Rick Perry in 2010.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin at a campaign event for Gov. Rick Perry in 2010.

It's not every campaign rally where volunteers checking your bag at the door ask if you're carrying a concealed weapon. Then again, not every rally features Rick Perry, Sarah Palin, Ted Nugent, Dan Patrick, and hordes of tearful, exuberant realtors, homeschoolers, farmers, and like-minded Washington, D.C. haters.

Shami vs. The "Democrat" Party

"They've been supporting one candidate because he's been a Democrat longer than me," he said Saturday. "That is not democratic. That's not in the Constitution. And that is not what people think. So it is not fair that the Democrat Party backs up somebody without listening to the other."

 

KBH Goes Negative

Kay Bailey Hutchison's newest ad — coming on the heels of polls showing an increase in Gov. Rick Perry's lead and a slide in Hutchison's support — attacks the incumbent for ties to lobbyists.