09/22/2011 10:52 am ET | Updated Nov 22, 2011

Pam Olsen, Rick Perry's Florida Campaign Co-Chair: Gays Cause Tornadoes

Earlier this week, Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced his leadership team for the "Presidency 5" straw poll in Florida, scheduled for October. Although most of the other major candidates have decided to skip the event, Perry is hoping a strong showing there will give him a boost ahead of the state's important early primary. So what's his strategy for voter outreach? It looks a lot like The Response, the prayer and fasting festival he organized in August at a football stadium in Houston.

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