Aide's Talk About 2014 May Benefit Perry in 2013

Don't try to hang an "oops" on Ken Armbrister.

The former lawmaker, now the chief legislative aide to Gov. Rick Perry, said right into a microphone this week what a lot of people suspected — that Perry had told him he was going to run for another term in 2014. That sounded like he was talking out of school, but it helped the boss with those who thought they would be dealing with a lame duck during the 2013 legislative session. Measure the damage by the punishment: If Perry spanked him for popping off, he didn’t leave any marks ...

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