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For Perry and Luttrell, a Father-Son Relationship

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Former Texas Governor Rick Perry and Marcus Luttrell, a former Navy SEAL who escaped a 2005 Taliban ambush in Afghanistan.
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry and Marcus Luttrell, a former Navy SEAL who escaped a 2005 Taliban ambush in Afghanistan.

Rick Perry and Marcus Luttrell, the Navy SEAL who escaped a 2005 Taliban ambush in Afghanistan, are drawing attention to their unusual relationship as the now-former governor prepares to launch his second presidential campaign.

The Brief: SMU Earthquake Report Could Cause Well Closures

Texas Railroad Commission lead engineering technician for districts 1 and 2, Michael Polasek, inspects a salt water disposal injection well at a Heckman Water Resources commercial disposal facility on the LAMZA lease near Highway 80, January 22, 2012.
Texas Railroad Commission lead engineering technician for districts 1 and 2, Michael Polasek, inspects a salt water disposal injection well at a Heckman Water Resources commercial disposal facility on the LAMZA lease near Highway 80, January 22, 2012.

There was more fallout late last week from the Southern Methodist University-led research study that linked wastewater injection wells to a swarm of earthquakes near Reno and Azle in late 2013 and early 2014.

Perry's Super PAC Lands Seasoned GOP Pollster

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Former Gov. Rick Perry addresses the National Rifle Association's annual meeting Friday in Nashville. He used the speech to say the 2016 presidential  election will not be about "lofty rhetoric."
Former Gov. Rick Perry addresses the National Rifle Association's annual meeting Friday in Nashville. He used the speech to say the 2016 presidential election will not be about "lofty rhetoric."

The super PAC supporting former Texas Gov. Rick Perry's expected presidential candidacy has hired Glen Bolger, one of the Republican Party's leading pollsters, as a senior strategist and pollster.