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Defiant Texas Gov. Rick Perry Coming To New Hampshire

AP | RIK STEVENS | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The last time voters in New Hampshire saw Rick Perry, the Texas governor's 2012 presidential bid had fallen apart after a serie...

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 Disgusted By Shocking Cartoon

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Gov. Rick Perry said Friday he's disgusted a California newspaper ran a cartoon that depicts him boasting about booming business in T...

Perry Honors Slain DA At Memorial

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

MESQUITE, Texas — A slain North Texas district attorney and his wife were mourned Thursday by a shaken community that recalled the couple's love...

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...

Judge Rules Texas Public School Funding System Unconstitutional

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- The system Texas uses to fund public schools violates the state's constitution by not providing enough money to school districts and ...

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...

State Mulls Restrictions Of Contentious Perry Therapy

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Medical Board on Friday approved new rules on experimental stem cell therapies such as the one Gov. Rick Perry underwe...

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 ...

Firm That Held Perry's Stem Cells May Be Probed By FDA

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration has received a complaint against a company that stored adult stem cells from Texas Governor Rick Perry ...

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...

Texas Looks To Fund Health Program Despite Possible Setbacks

AP | By WILL WEISSERT | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday directed state officials to begin looking for money to keep the Medicaid Women's Health ...

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...