“Good News” … “Potentially Huge Legal Victory” … “Huge Victory” … “A Big Legal And Political Victory”

The New York Times: “[Perry] Received Some Good News…” “Former Gov. Rick Perry of Texas, who is seeking the Republican nomination for president, received some good news regarding his legal problems on Friday when an appeals court in his state dropped one of the two felony charges he is facing.” (The New York Times, 7/24/15)

The Associated Press: “A Potentially Huge Legal Victory…” “One of two felony indictments against former Texas Gov. Rick Perry was tossed out Friday, giving the Republican presidential candidate a potentially huge legal victory in the face of flagging polling numbers for the 2016 race.” (The Associated Press, 7/24/15)

Bloomberg: “Good News…” “Rick Perry got some needed good news Friday when a Texas court threw out one of two ethics charges he claims were intended to derail his presidential bid.” (Bloomberg, 7/24/15)

Houston Chronicle: “Rick Perry Scores Huge Victory In Legal Battle”
(, 7/24/15)

Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s Max Baker: “A Big Legal And Political Victory…” “Former Gov. Rick [Governor Perry] dodges at least one charge, a big legal and political victory.” (, 7/24/15)

RedState’s Erick Erickson: “I Read The Ct Of Appeals Decision About [Gov. Perry]. Pretty Clear They’ve Have Tossed The Other Count, But Couldn’t In A Habeas Setting.” (, 7/24/15)

The Huffington Post
Headline: “Rick Perry Now Has One Less Problem In His Run For President”
(The Huffington Post, 7/24/15)

New York Magazine: “Perry Got One Step Closer To A Clean Slate…”
“On Friday morning, Perry got one step closer to a clean slate when a Texas appeals court dropped the coercion charge on First Amendment grounds.” (New York Magazine, 7/24/15)