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The Brief: Nov. 30, 2011

Gov. Rick Perry answers media questions upon his arrival at the Electric Park Ballroom in Waterloo, Iowa, on Aug. 14, 2011.
Gov. Rick Perry answers media questions upon his arrival at the Electric Park Ballroom in Waterloo, Iowa, on Aug. 14, 2011.

For Rick Perry, another attempt at a campaign reboot, this time in New Hampshire, may have already fallen flat.

The Midday Brief: Nov. 29, 2011

Gov. Rick Perry and Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback in Bettendorf, Iowa, for Perry's government reform speech.
Gov. Rick Perry and Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback in Bettendorf, Iowa, for Perry's government reform speech.

Your afternoon reading: why Perry didn't score the Union Leader endorsement; poll says Cain's exit would benefit Gingrich; Democrats hit Perry for Arpaio endorsement

The Midday Brief: Nov. 28, 2011

Your afternoon reading: state asks Supreme Court to stop redistricting maps; Perry, in Texas, announces new cancer research center; Romney faces criticism over 2006 immigration comments

The Midday Brief: Nov. 23, 2011

Your afternoon reading: new congressional maps appear to avert Doggett/Castro fight; Hispanic leaders "disappointed" in new Dallas-area maps; Veasey says he'll vie for new Tarrant County seat

The Brief: Nov. 23, 2011

The set at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. on Oct. 10, 2011, the night before Rick Perry's fourth Republican presidential debate.
The set at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. on Oct. 10, 2011, the night before Rick Perry's fourth Republican presidential debate.

To some, Newt Gingrich sounded an awful lot like Rick Perry at Tuesday night's Republican debate.

The Midday Brief: Nov. 22, 2011

U.S. Senate candidates Ted Cruz and David Dewhurst
U.S. Senate candidates Ted Cruz and David Dewhurst

Your afternoon reading: Cruz hits Dewhurst over TSA bill in new ad; Driver to get five years probation; Anita Perry forms Iowa "strike force"

The Brief: Nov. 18, 2011

Revised voting maps released Thursday may have handed Democrats what's become the rarest of rarities for the party in Texas: a significant victory.

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