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Rick Perry Makes Moves Behind The Scenes Ahead Of Potential Run

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

EXETER, N.H. — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has telephoned influential Republicans in early voting New Hampshire and Iowa in recent days as he weighs w...

Rick Perry Swipes At Washington Leadership

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Texas Gov. Rick Perry ridiculed Washington leadership Thursday on a whirlwind trip through California, positioning himself as a ch...

Texas Governor Makes California Swing With Eye On 2012

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Texas Gov. Rick Perry will swing through California this week for private meetings with Republican leaders, potential fundraisers ...

Rick Perry's Jose Cuervo Joke Falls Flat At Latino Convention

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO -- Gov. Rick Perry received a tepid response when he addressed the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials on Thurs...

Rick Perry Schedules New Hampshire Speech Ahead Of 2012

AP | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has added a second early presidential nominating state to his travel schedule. The Republican governor wh...

Controversial Texas 'Pat-Down' Bill Could Spark New Fight With Feds

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Gov. Rick Perry's decision to revive a Texas bill criminalizing "intrusive" pat downs by airport security personnel may score him and...

Potential Presidential Candidate Could Be Haunted By Bush Should He Run

Time | Massimo Calabresi | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

George W. Bush is a fading memory in American politics as the country gets ready for the 17-month stretch to the presidential election in 2012. But wa...

Team Perry Reportedly Prepared To Tackle Gay Rumors Should They Resurface

Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry's camp is prepared to tackle what they say are unfounded rumors dating back to as early as 2004 about the Lone Star State Re...

Rick Perry Plans Trip To South Carolina Ahead Of 2012

AP | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has added South Carolina to his summer travel schedule. The Republican governor has added the trip &ndash...

Rick Perry Signs Controversial Criminal Disclosure Measure Into Law

AP | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

DALLAS — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed into law a measure that gives the state's teachers more access to criminal information about their stu...

Rick Perry Discusses Timeline For Making Decision On 2012

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Texas Gov. Rick Perry stirred speculation Tuesday that he would seek the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, championing his sta...

Critics Charge Perry Prayer Event Intended To Convert Non-Christians

The New York Times | Erik Eckholm | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics

Gov. Rick Perry's call for a "day of prayer and fasting on behalf of our troubled nation," which has been criticized for being exclusively Christian, ...

Rick Perry Assails Obama On Abortion

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 08.12.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2012 presidential candidate, accused the Obama administration on Sunday of transforming abortio...

Could Newt's Implosion Create Opening For Rick Perry In 2012?

AP | By APRIL CASTRO | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Stuck at home managing a special session of the Texas Legislature, Gov. Rick Perry couldn't capitalize on Newt Gingrich's campaign im...

Rick Perry 2012?

Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics

As the race for the Republican presidential nomination continues to evolve, signs are emerging that Texas Governor Rick Perry may be set to enter the ...

Rick Perry Reverses Course On Prospect Of Running For President

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics

This post has been updated. AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the longest serving chief executive in the state's history and a politician who...

With 'Draft Perry 2012' Movement Afoot, Could Texas Gov Make Presidential Run?

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday he is too busy concentrating on the Texas Legislature to think about the presidential buzz surroun...