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Get A Four-Year Degree In Texas For $9,700

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.08.2012 | College

Officials from several Texas universities and community colleges announced Tuesday a plan to make college tuition more affordable for students, laying...

Rick Perry: Obama's Delay On Keystone Pipeline Puts 'Soliders' Lives In Jeopardy'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's move to delay a decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline puts American live...

Sam Stein

Rick Perry Signs Anti-Gay Marriage Pledge Before Mingling With Virulently Anti-Gay Activist | Sam Stein | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans who support gay rights have seen their brief hopes for Rick Perry's candidacy dashed as old quotes surface, new pledges are ...

Howard Fineman

Karl Rove Created Rick Perry -- Now Can He Stop Him? | Howard Fineman | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics

Karl Rove won't say it aloud, but he is afraid of Rick Perry: afraid that the smack-talking Texas governor will wreck the GOP's chances of winning the White House and the Senate in 2012.

John Rudolf

Milton Mathis, Convicted Killer, Executed In Texas Despite Evidence Of Retardation | John Rudolf | Posted 12.01.2011 | Crime

A man convicted of slaying two people and critically injuring a third in a drug house shooting was executed on Tuesday evening by Texas officials, des...

When You Can't Think... Test

Pamela Kripke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Pamela Kripke

What do the state's education people do to reverse its sorry statistics? Here's a hint. They don't improve curriculums beyond the rote memorization model, or spend more cash per pupil.

Amanda Terkel

The Next Sarah Palin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) and Sarah Palin may look nothing alike, but they increasingly have more and more in common with one another, w...

TX-Gov: 50% Perry (R), 40% White (D) (University of Texas/Texas Tribune 10/11-18)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov for University of Texas / Texas Tribune 10/11-18/10; 797 registered voters, 3.5% margin of error Mode: Internet Texas Tribune release Texas ...

Texas Governor Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next Texas Governor? Republican incumbent Gov. Rick Perry will face off against Democratic challenger Bill White on Nov. 2, and we'd ...

TX-Gov: 53% Perry (R), 42% White (D) (Rasmussen 10/6)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/6/10; 750 Likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Texas 2010 Governor 53% Perry (R), 42% White (D)...

TX-Gov: 48% Perry (R), 43% White (D) (Texas Lyceum 9/22-30)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Texas Lyceum 9/22-30/10; 416 likely voters, 4.8% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (Texas Lyceum release) Texas 2010 Governor 48% Perr...

TX-Gov: 50% Perry (R), 36% White (D) (Public Strategies 9/26-10/2)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Strategies / KENS 5 / Texas Belo 9/26-10/2/10; 1,000 likely voters, 3.7% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (KENS 5 story) Texas ...

Texas Governor Offers Unemployed Two Choices: Buy a Job or Just Say Thanks

Rachel Farris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Farris

That's the kind of Governor Texas has. A governor who thinks being unemployed in Texas is a good thing. That sure explains a lot. Out of a job? That just means you have more time to explore the wild yonder of the Texas-Mexico border.

By Wealthy Men, For Wealthy Men: Texas Governor Rick Perry's Testosterone-Fueled Prize Package

Rachel Farris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Farris

Governor Perry is giving his best campaigners a chance to win exclusive prizes -- because nothing says "grassroots" like Forbes Wealthiest Americans giving away free shooting lessons at a gun range.

Rick Perry's Men-Only Fundraiser Dinner

Rachel Farris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Farris

Guess who's not coming to dinner? In an invitation circulating this week, Governor Rick Perry is inviting some of his closest, wealthiest friends to a "Wild Game" dinner in Houston--just not their wives.

Did Newsweek's Rick Perry Cover Story Get It Wrong?

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a recent cover story, Newsweek lionized Perry as the ruggedly handsome Marlboro man with thick waves of hair who might be the next Ronald Reagan, r...

Rick Perry Protesters Call Texas Governor 'Chicken' For Not Debating Opponent Bill White (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Don't worry chicken fans, your avian friends are back on the political scene. Just when you thought the birds had gone the way of Nevada Senate candid...

Texas Curriculum Changes Front And Center In Governor's Race

Fort Worth Star-Telegram | TRACI SHURLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White on Tuesday said he wants Gov. Rick Perry to ask State Board of Education Chairwoman Gail Lowe to send th...

Rick Perry's Secret Plan for Texas Border Security: "Ridiculous"

Rachel Farris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Farris

Pop quiz: Who has better hair than Sarah Palin, also seems to believe their proximity to another country makes them qualified to run a country and wh...

Texas Governor 2010: Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Texas Governor's race below. Email if you know someone who shou...

Charlie Cook: Texas Governor's Race Is A Tossup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Political prognosticator Charlie Cook moved the Texas Gubernatorial race between incumbent Republican Governor Rick Perry and former Houston Democrati...

Rick Perry: How He Surged Ahead Of Kay Bailey Hutchison In Texas

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Washington has always been bad in the eyes of Texas, but more so nowadays than ever. And so the Lone Star State's governor, Rick Perry, wrapped up his...

Hutchinson: Perry Put Me In Tough Spot

News & Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JUSTIN, Texas -- Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison offered what appeared to be her first acknowledgment that Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has done some da...

George H.W. Bush to Endorse Hutchison

Austin Statesman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison is getting some presidential support in her bid to be the next Texas governor. Former President George H.W...

Perry-Hutchison Fight May Cause Major Fallout In GOP

Fort Worth Star Telegram | ANNA M. TINSLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Texas Democrats watching the state's top two Republicans fight for their party's gubernatorial nomination are glad that Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. ...