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Bob Perry, No. 1 donor behind Texas marriage amendment in 2005, dies

Bob Perry, who built properties in Oak Lawn and was the top donor to the anti-gay marriage amendment in Texas, died Saturday. Perry came to national attention in 2004 when he funded Karl Rove’s “swiftboating” campaign against Sen. John Kerry who was challenging President George Bush for office. The purpose was to cast doubt on Kerry’s claim to being a decorated Vietnam War hero.

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State reps pass redistricting map

Rep. Marc Veasey Legislators believe congressional and legislative districts will be decided in the courts DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Although plans for new congressional and state house and senate...

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Lesbian DA calls DeLay’s sentence fair

Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg In case you haven’t heard, anti-gay former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay was sentenced to three years in prison today for money laundering. DeLay was convicted in...

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