Sahil Kapur

Sahil Kapur is TPM's senior congressional reporter and Supreme Court correspondent. His articles have been published in the Huffington Post, The Guardian and The New Republic. Email him at sahil@talkingpointsmemo.com and follow him on Twitter at @sahilkapur.

Articles by Sahil

As Republican primary season winds to a close, Sen. Ted Cruz still won't commit to supporting Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as majority leader if the GOP wins control of the Senate.

"That will be a decision for the conference to make," the Texas Republican told Politico. "I'm hopeful come January we have a Republican majority."

Rick Perry's special prosecutor is going to have a hard time taking him down.

The Texas governor was indicted by a grand jury Friday on one count of abuse of power by intentionally misusing government property to harm someone, and one count of coercion of a public servant. He insists he's innocent and calls the indictment a politically-motivated "farce" that's likelier to occur in the "old Soviet Union" than the United States.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) has hired Benjamin L. Ginsberg as part of his legal team to fend off an indictment for abuse of power.

Ginsberg is a longtime Republican lawyer who was an important figure on the Bush-Cheney team during the 2000 election recount. He later provided legal advice to the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.

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