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GOP Contenders Rev Up Motorcycles And BBQs To Woo Iowa

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES and CATHERINE LUCEY | Posted 06.08.2015 | Politics

BOONE, Iowa (AP) — The attack ads and debates will come later. On Saturday, several Republican presidential contenders fought for an edge among moto...

Here's How Rick Perry Is Trying To Win Over Key 2016 Voters

AP | By CATHERINE LUCEY and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 05.25.2015 | Politics

LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry's early, hands-on approach in Iowa contrasts with the 2016 presidential prospect's failed bid four years ago, when h...

Rick Perry: 'Here Am I. Send Me!'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry paid a visit to Iowa this weekend to court conservative Christian voters, sending a pretty biblical message to Republicans in th...

Rick Perry Has Been Going To Iowa A Lot Lately

AP | CATHERINE LUCEY | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry is visiting Iowa for the fourth time in eight months, hoping for a second chance to win over Republica...

Rick Perry Visits Iowa As He Mulls A 2016 GOP Run

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

HIAWATHA, Iowa (AP) — Behind Texas Gov. Rick Perry's visit to Iowa this week to campaign for local politicians is a careful effort to remake his ima...

Rick Perry Reveals When He'll Be 'More Interested In 2016'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry deflected 2016 presidential race questions in Iowa this week, insisting that his trip was to support Gov. Terry Branstad (R). ...

Perry To Visit Key 2016 State

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) will visit Iowa in late February, the Quad-City Times reports. Perry will visit Des Moines and Davenport on Feb. 27th and...

Rick Perry Is Failing To Impress His Own Party

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

Fresh off another visit to Iowa, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) has successfully fueled speculation on another possible run for president. Whether he has t...

Rick Perry Adds A New Chapter To His Love For Dogs

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) has a known love for dogs. The newest member of his clan is already fitting that feeling. The Des Moines Register caught ...

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: The Best Of Rick Perry's Bumbling Campaign For President | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry has finally come to grips with reality and decided to drop out of the contest for the Republican nomination for President. ...

Mike Huckabee Talks GOP Hopeful's 'Incredibly Bad Blunder'

Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Former Arkansas governor and 2008 GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said this week that Rick Perry may have damaged his presidential campaign i...

Amanda Terkel

Will Rick Perry Drop Out Because Of Disappointing Iowa Results? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), coming in a disappointing fifth place in the Iowa caucuses, sounded a somber note at his final speech on Tuesday, raising t...

Perry Reassessing Bid After Poor Finish In Iowa

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — An undeterred Texas Gov. Rick Perry vowed Wednesday to press ahead with his White House bid as he headed home to map out a winni...

Perry's Abortion Shift Puts Him Further From Wife's Work

Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON--Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry's new opposition to abortion in almost any situation may appease co...

Rx for TX: More Elvis, Less Explaining

Jason Stanford | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

It might be time for Texas Democrats to stop trying to persuade people who already agree with us. If we stopped lecturing and started being likeable, we might actually start winning some statewide races.

Rick Perry Makes Big Flip Flop

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

INDIANOLA, Iowa — Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry said Wednesday that he has "always struggled" with his position on abortion and cla...

Perry Tells Dubious Anecdote About 'Obamacare'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry told an anecdote Wednesday in Urbandale, Iowa of a cancer patient who came up to him claiming that the health care law signed by...

Jon Ward

Iowa Lining Up Nicely For Romney | Jon Ward | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

As millions of Americans turn their full attention to the Republican presidential primary for the first time, there are two competing choruses with se...

The Unbearable Lightness of Being Rick Perry

Jason Stanford | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Gone is the Brokeback Mountain jacket. In "Politically Incorrect," Perry is wearing the business casual uniform of a blue blazer and a light blue oxford with a buttoned-down collar.

Vet Heckles Perry Over Controversial Ad

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry was heckled Sunday in Ames, Iowa over his recent ad criticizing President Barack Obama for signing legisl...

Comedy, Tragedy, and the Big "Tell" at the Republican Debate

Ilene Angel | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics
Ilene Angel

I'd suggest that in the large scale poker game we all witnessed last night known as the Republican debate, there was a "tell" as blatant as a flashing neon sign.

Rick Perry Has Another 'Oops' Moment

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry could not remember Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's name Friday in an editorial board interview wi...

Perry Defends Contentious Obama Criticism

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

Rick Perry defended his latest campaign ad -- which criticizes Obama for repealing the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy -- in an intervi...

GOP Candidate Aims To Revive Campaign In Key State

AP | BETH FOUHY and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — Rick Perry isn't going down without a fight. With a massive new television ad campaign targeting social conservatives, the Republica...

Perry Goes After Obama Over Don't Ask Don't Tell

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry pledges to end "[President Barack] Obama's war on religion" in a new television ad airing in Iowa, railin...