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A Gossipy Record of Texas Politics: The Governor’s Office E-Mails

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It’s only a few days worth, but the e-mails open government activist John Washburn has collected from Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s office provide a gossipy, behind-the-scenes look at the how top aides dealt with daily events and a crisis or two. The e-conversations included candid comments on a possible appointment and a Texas Weekly article. Washburn started filing twice weekly requests for e-mail records after reports that the governor’s office sent all e-mails to the shredder after seven days. (1/24/08)