Rick Perry: One-Fourth of His Political Appointments Went to Campaign Donors

Appointing campaign donors to high-level government jobs might sound like a front-page scandal, but it is a common practice, especially in states such as Texas where there are no limits on campaign donations. And as the longest-serving governor in Texas history, Rick Perry has made his fair share of appointments. Of the nearly 4,000 government jobs that the GOP's newest presidential candidate has filled, almost one in four of them went to campaign donors. "We say it's the Wild West," Craig...Full Story
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