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Rick Perry Said He 'Never Raised Taxes' While Serving As Texas Governor. That's Not The Case. | Lori Robertson | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics

The following post first appeared on Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said he “never raised taxes” in his 14 years as governor of th...

Rick Perry Touts His Record In His Last Major Speech As Texas Governor

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry gave his last major speech as leader of the country's se...

It's The Beginning Of The End For Perry

Texas Tribune | Ross Ramsey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

by Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune Jan. 6, 2014 Gov. Rick Perry’s people are starting to burrow into...

Republican Launches Campaign For Texas Governor

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) announced his candidacy for Texas governor on Sunday, six days after Gov. Rick Perry (R) said he would not run ...

Perry Makes Big Announcement On Future Plans

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) announced Monday that he will not seek reelection in 2014. "The time has come to pass on the mantle of leadership," ...

Will He Or Won't He? Perry Expected To Announce Reelection Decision

Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

By WILL WEISSERT, The ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN ANTONIO -- Will he or won't he? Gov. Rick Perry has invited friends and supporters to San Antonio and...

Perry Set To Make Big Announcement

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 7 (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry, the nation's longest-serving governor and a failed c...

Guessing Game Begins As Clock Ticks On Big Perry Move

New York Times | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics

Every morning, people in Texas politics stand in front of their sinks, brushing their teeth, staring at someone they think could someday be the presid...

Perry Has Little Support For Future Campaign: Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

Texans are more likely to say they'd vote against Gov. Rick Perry (R) than for him if he runs for reelection in 2014, according to an online UT-Austin...

LOOK: Rick Perry Plays Guitar Hero

Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

Rick Perry, aspiring rock star? A Tumblr user posted a photo of the Texas Governor playing the popular Guitar Hero video game with a young girl, wh...

Texans Ready To 'Move On'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

Most voters don't think Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) should run for reelection, let alone take on another presidential bid, according to a poll released ...

Rick Perry: Yes, I Really Shot A Coyote

Benjamin Hart | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

Rick Perry has a message for skeptics: His story of shooting a coyote during a morning jog is no tall tale. In an interview with Parade Magazine, t...

The Individual Mandate and HPV Vaccine: Can You Say State Police Powers?

Scott Kahan, M.D. | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Scott Kahan, M.D.

While it might be politically popular to tell people, "the government can't make you," that promise doesn't work in reality. For the sake of public health, let's all hope Perry's is the road less traveled.

Rick Perry's Secret Trip To Jerusalem Raises Questions

CBS 11 /TXA21 | Bennett Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The city of Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world and it has a new defender: Texas Governor Rick Perry. In August, Perry was given the ...