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Perry Tweets, Deletes Lehmberg Post

A tweet posted by Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account on Sunday night taunted Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg over her drunken driving arrest and accused her of being responsible for his two-count indictment. 

 

 

Lieutenant Governor Candidates Settle Debate Plans

State Sen. Dan Patrick, the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, speaks at the Texas Business Roundtable candidate forum on Jan. 14th, 2014, and state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic nominee, addresses delegates at the 2014 Texas Democratic Convention on June 27, 2014.
State Sen. Dan Patrick, the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, speaks at the Texas Business Roundtable candidate forum on Jan. 14th, 2014, and state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic nominee, addresses delegates at the 2014 Texas Democratic Convention on June 27, 2014.

Lieutenant governor candidates Dan Patrick and Leticia Van de Putte will face off in a televised statewide debate on September 29 at 7 p.m., sponsored by The Texas Tribune, Austin's KLRU-TV and Univision.

Video: "The Daily Show" Recaps Perry's Indictment

Mugshot of Governor Rick Perry, booked on two felony counts at the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.
Mugshot of Governor Rick Perry, booked on two felony counts at the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart had a little fun on Thursday with Gov. Rick Perry's recent indictment and the trip to New Hampshire days after his booking, calling it a "priceless rebrand from 'forgetful doof' to 'possible felon.'"

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