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Perry Vows To 'Continue To Fight' After Gay Marriage Ruling

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) vowed to keep fighting after his state's ban on gay marriage was ruled unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garc...

Perry: 'Hell Yeah' Republicans Should Change The Debate Process

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry had a candid response when asked if Republicans should change the presidential debate process: "Hell yeah!" Perry's comment c...

Gov. Rick Perry's New Eyeglasses Haven't Improved His Vision

Dave Helfert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Dave Helfert

Rick Perry may want to take another look at the political environment through his new glasses. He may need to decide if he's going to run as the Rick Perry who still believes state governments should make all important decisions, like his cutting $4 billion from public schools.

Muslim-Americans Defending the Dream, Advancing Civil Rights

Mustafa Abdullah | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics
Mustafa Abdullah

These are corrosive practices and policies that impact all communities and growing Muslim-American recognition of this fact has been reflected in increased involvement in this civil rights moment.

Laura Bassett

Rick Perry Signs Controversial Abortion Bill Into Law | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

Following weeks of heated protests at the state capitol, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) signed into law on Thursday a package of abortion restrictions that...

Perry On Boy Scouts Lifting Gay Ban: 'I Am Greatly Disappointed'

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) expressed his disapproval of the Boy Scouts of America's decision to allow gay youths on Thursday, Pegasus News reports. ...

Perry Gives Speech At Major Conservative Gathering

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday. Perry used the speech to take a hit at President...

Perry Addresses CPAC

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) accused President Barack Obama of endangering the public as a political strategy by releasing undocumented immigrants from d...

Rick Perry Brushes Off GOP Worry Of Takeover

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) brushed off worries that the state may take a Democratic turn, saying the Lone Star State going blue “is the biggest piped...

Perry To Dem Gov: Be Jealous

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

Gov. Rick Perry (R) took a hit at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) during a policy forum Thursday, saying Cuomo would "dearly love to be able to stand u...

Perry Expresses 'Burning Desire,' Fights To Keep Tea Party Support

Dallas Morning News | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN — While Gov. Rick Perry says he is focused on the upcoming legislative session, most believe his peripheral vision is filled with White House...

Perry: 'Obamacare May Fail'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) expressed doubts about President Barack Obama's health care reform, saying he thinks it "may fail" in an interview with ...

Perry Nabs Victory In Battle Against Planned Parenthood

Reuters | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

By Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 25 (Reuters) - A federal appeals court declined on Thursday to reconsider a ruling that would a...

Rick Perry Issues Challenge For State Universities

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.24.2012 | College

Texas Gov. Rick Perry doesn't believe public colleges should be able increase students tuition each year. At the Texas Tribune festival, a three-da...

Rick Perry Slams Obama

The Hill | Alicia M. Cohn | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) on Friday attacked the Obama administration for “a clear violation of the 10th Amendment” in denying Texas the “right ...

Perry: 'Always Remember The Third Thing'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

Rick Perry joked that he would "work on some debate skills and always remember the third thing" if he ran for president in 2016. The Texas governor...

Jason Cherkis

Gov. Rick Perry May Face Cold Shoulder Back Home | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his farewell speech to a less-than-sterling run for the presidency, Gov. Rick Perry offered a message for his fellow Texans. "So n...

Jason Cherkis

Let The Mud Fly: Read Texas Dems' 500-Page Rick Perry Opposition Book | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Running for the 2008 GOP nomination, John McCain's campaign team pulled together 200 pages of dirt on his 2008 rival Mitt Romney, posted...

Republican Slugfest

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

The ultimate winner of the Republican nomination will have to unite a battered party in order to defeat President Barack Obama. And they will have to keep Congressman Ron Paul from declaring as a third party candidate, which is a real possibility.

Movie Review: Incendiary: The Willingham Case

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Given the zeitgeist about the death penalty and the execution of innocent people from the Troy Davis Case -- and the presidential campaign of Texas Gov. Rick Perry -- the timing couldn't be better for the release of the documentary, Incendiary: The Willingham Case.

Family Planning: 'The Best of Times, the Worst of Times'

Robert Walker | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics
Robert Walker

The world's largest donor nation, the United States, is retreating on its commitments to international family planning, and other donor nations may follow suit.

Rick Perry Errs on the Side of Death

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics
Peter J. Ognibene

When it came to life or death for Cameron Todd Willingham in February 2004, Perry erred irrevocably on the side of death.

Watching Bachmann Watch Obama

Al Eisele | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Al Eisele

I can't wait to watch President Obama's speech before a joint session of Congress tonight, and it's not because of what he'll say or whether it will boost his popularity ratings, but how Rep. Michele Bachmann will react, assuming she even bothers to attend.

Rep. Jan Schakowsky: Responding to the EPA Naysayers

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.02.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

I reached out to Schakowsky with questions about disinformation on regulation, GOP rhetoric on energy, Gov. Perry's vilification of the EPA, and her commitment to the environment. It was just what the doctor ordered.

Why I Don't Want Another President From Texas

Al Eisele | Posted 10.21.2011 | Politics
Al Eisele

Three of the last nine presidents were from Texas and each of them led us into disastrous wars that have divided our nation, bankrupted our economy, undermined our world image, eroded our military might and killed and maimed tens of thousands.