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    Texas Moves Back Primaries

    CHEROKEE, IA - DECEMBER 16:  Republican presidential candidate Texas Governor Rick Perry arrives at the Copper Cup coffee shop for a campaign stop on December 16, 2011 in Cherokee, Iowa. Perry and the other GOP contenders are in the final stretch of campaigning in Iowa, where the caucus on January 3, 2012 is the first test the candidates must face to become the Republican presidential nominee.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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    More bad news for Rick Perry. Texas has decided to push its primary back from March 6 to April 3, because of a dispute of the legislatures redistricting maps. The change means that Texas will not be participating in Super Tuesday, and it could deprive Rick Perry of a crucial early win to boost his campaign. Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the state's interim-redistricting maps, effectively abolishing all congressional and legislative districts. The parties were given the option of splitting the primaries or pushing them back, and chose the latter.

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