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Top GOP Senator Says Rick Perry Faces 'Intimidation' As A 'Southern White Guy'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) defended Rick Perry against accusations of racism Thursday, following the revelation over the weekend that a Perry family...

Romney Campaign Releases Perry 'Jobs Plan'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney's presidential campaign took a swipe at Rick Perry on the economy Thursday, releasing a 114-page document called "Rick Perry's Plan To Get...

Perry Slams Insurance Mandate While Texas Suffers From Coverage Crisis

Texas Tribune | Emily Ramshaw, Thanh Tan and Ryan Murphy | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

At campaign stops and in the three debates he's participated in so far, Republican presidential hopeful Gov. Rick Perry has made a sport out of bashin...

Michele Bachmann Hits Rock Bottom

Fox News | Dana Blaton | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

Three September debates have shaken-up the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Herman Cain has jumped into the top tier. Rick Perry's stu...

Republican Primary Scheduling Headaches

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Republican National Committee has valiantly tried to lay down the law for the Republican primary season. Their plan will (one way or another) be somewhat of a radical change for the party.

Memo to Rick Perry

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

[Note: I get a lot of emails from politicians, political groups, and other inside-the-Beltway types, all the time. Occasionally, I get added to a mai...

Rick Perry Goes On Offense Against Mitt Romney

Luke Johnson | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

Rick Perry's campaign released an ad Sunday attacking Mitt Romney for changing a passage in his book, No Apology, that deals with the health care refo...

WATCH: Rick Perry Addresses Secession Issue

Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

During an interview on Fox News on Wednesday night, Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry was asked about the issue of secession. In 2009, ...

Obama and Perry Stop Folking America

Mark Steinberg | Posted 11.14.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

A quick read of President Obama's 4,000 word jobs speech to Congress on September 8 reveals that he has apparently decided there are no folks in Ame...

This Week in Bigotry: Homoeroticism, Boehners & Boycotts!

Katie Halper | Posted 11.09.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Perry and Romney have signed the National Organization for Marriage pledge, but it was undeniable that political and sexual tension were in the air between the two strapping tanned governors.

Yolanda González Gómez

Rick Perry's 'Arizona Sheriff' Problem | Yolanda González Gómez | Posted 11.09.2011 | Latino Voices

DALLAS, Texas -- Latino political leaders and activists have condemned Texas Governor Rick Perry for reportedly contacting anti-immigrant Sheriff Joe ...

Put "Country Before Party" and Admit Social Security Is a Ponzi Scheme

John Hawkins | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
John Hawkins

The danger to Social Security isn't the people like Paul Ryan or Rick Perry who want to tweak it to try to make it viable long-term; it's the demagogues who think there's a political advantage to be gained by lying about attempts to reform the program.

12 Republican Superheroes! (Doug's Dozen VIDEO)

Doug Molitor | Posted 11.08.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

It came at the end of a summer with too many superhero movies and too many Republicans debating each other.

Rick Perry Skipping Big GOP Primary Event

Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry will not participate in Monday's Palmetto Freedom Forum, Sen. Jim DeMint's (R-S.C) office tells CNN. DeMint is hosting th...

Dominionism Is Left-Wing Birtherism

John Hawkins | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
John Hawkins

The idea that Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann are dominionists is every bit as laughable, silly, and unproven as the idea that Barack Obama wasn't born in America.

The Origins Of The Rick Perry-Mitt Romney Feud

The Boston Globe | Matt Viser | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney and Rick Perry are developing a rivalry for the White House, but their bitter personal feud dates back mu...

Zach Carter

Another Rick Perry Staffer Ensnared In Teacher Death Bond Scheme | Zach Carter | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Governor Rick Perry's ties to Swiss banking giant UBS go beyond his relationship with former Sen. Phil Gramm (R-Texas). Perry's cu...

New Obama Immigration Policy is Neither New, Nor a Solution to America's Immigration Fiasco

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 10.20.2011 | Latino Voices
Fernando Espuelas

Comprehensive immigration reform, enacted by Congress and signed into law by the President, is the only real path to end our national immigration nightmare.

Rick Perry's Gaffe: Channelling Phil Gramm or Clayton Williams?

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

The national press loves to fall in love, and Perry had a nice 72-hour honeymoon before his shoot-from-the-lip style, which works in Amarillo, Abilene and around Austin, backfired with Bernanke. Big time.

Saki Knafo

Conservative Latina Activist Takes On The Tea Party | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.16.2011 | Latino Voices

When George W. Bush won 44 percent of the Latino vote in 2004, a record for a Republican presidential candidate, DeeDee Garcia Blase took pride in kno...

GOP Field Tightens

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Almost a full month ago, I placed four names in the "Frontrunners" category: Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, Rick Perry, and Mitt Romney. This list hasn't changed at all.

Mitt, Sarah, Rick

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Perry's Illusion

Edward Flattau | Posted 10.14.2011 | Politics
Edward Flattau

Let Rick Perry tout his gubernatorial credentials. A closer look at his record should give an awful lot of people pause rather than comfort.

A Prayer For Ricky Meany

James Moore | Posted 10.07.2011 | Politics
James Moore

Rick Perry has used his office, his tax-paid time, state letterhead, and the Texas brand to promote a single religion. The man who would protect the Constitution as president begins his campaign with a gross violation of one of its most basic tenets.

Yo, America. It's Texas. We Got Another One for Ya!

James Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Moore

Many are hoping the GOP chooses Sarah Palin to run against Obama so we can get a definitive answer to this question of national self-immolation. Well, here is another frightening notion from your friends down here in Texas: President Rick Perry.