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Perry files motion to dismiss charges

Law being used to prosecute is vague, his attorneys say

Posted: August 26, 2014 at 3:43 a.m.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at a GOP picnic, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Chichester, N.H. It was Perry's second day visiting the nation's earliest presidential primary state as he considers another run for president. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

AUSTIN, Texas -- Attorneys for indicted Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry formally asked a judge Monday to dismiss felony charges alleging that the possible 2016 presidential candidate abused his power with a veto last summer.

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