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The Midday Brief: Top Texas Headlines for Aug. 24, 2011

Governor Rick Perry speaks to Waterloo Republicans at the Electric Park Ballroom Lincoln Day dinner on his first foray to Iowa on August 14, 2011.
Governor Rick Perry speaks to Waterloo Republicans at the Electric Park Ballroom Lincoln Day dinner on his first foray to Iowa on August 14, 2011.

Your afternoon reading: another poll shows Perry with double-digit lead over Romney; Perry signs anti-abortion pledge; Obama team looking for Perry-bashing Texans

The Brief: Top Texas News for Aug. 24, 2011

Gov. Rick Perry campaigns at a private Republican reception in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Aug. 15, 2011.
Gov. Rick Perry campaigns at a private Republican reception in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Aug. 15, 2011.

Gov. Rick Perry, who started a major fundraising push from home this week, is hoping to pick off supporters of a certain Republican who many are still hoping will jump into the race.

The Midday Brief: Top Texas Headlines for Aug. 22, 2011

Gov. Rick Perry campaigns at the Hamburg Inn restaurant in downtown Iowa City.
Gov. Rick Perry campaigns at the Hamburg Inn restaurant in downtown Iowa City.

Your afternoon reading: why the GOP primary could end in a brokered convention; Perry and Romney battling for the South; Tea Party activists knock Dewhurst

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