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Rick Perry On Religious 'High' During Bizarre Speech

Amherst Patch | Robert Michaelson | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

He denied being under the influence during the speech. Former New Hampshire campaign manager Kerry Marsh explained his actions at a panel hosted by...

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: The Best Of Rick Perry's Bumbling Campaign For President

HuffingtonPost.com | 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. ...

Rick Perry's Uninformed Comments About NATO Ally Turkey

Dorian de Wind | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Turkey has been a close ally of the U.S. in support of the war on terror. Its troops have fought alongside our troops in Afghanistan.

It's Getting Hot in New Hampshire

David Issacharoff | Posted 03.11.2012 | Home
David Issacharoff

Mitt Romney will be victorious tonight if everything goes his way, but it is also a liability to be the frontrunner too early. Tonight will be sweet for Romney, but the road ahead will be bitter.

Amanda Terkel

Will Rick Perry Drop Out Because Of Disappointing Iowa Results?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 Struggles To Rebound After Big 'Oops'

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

After surging in the polls on the heels of announcing his candidacy last August, Texas Gov. Rick Perry's campaign took a turn for the worse. A series ...

WATCH: Teens React To Rick Perry's Anti-Gay Campaign Video

Posted 12.29.2011 | Home

According to Rick Perry, "There's something wrong in this country when gays can serve openly in the military but our kids can't openly celebrate Chris...

A Video Response To Rick Perry's Anti-Gay Ad

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 02.12.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

I'm not ashamed to say that I'm a Jew. Heck, I'm even a rabbi. But you don't need to be in shul every Shabbos to know that there's something wrong in this country when gays can serve openly in the military but still can't marry each other legally.

What Do Cockroaches, King Kong, and Rick Perry Have in Common?

Max Lugavere | Posted 02.08.2012 | Comedy
Max Lugavere

Can it be said, then, that as the Republican base shrinks and becomes increasingly "cut off" from the mainland, it risks becoming a sort-of political "Skull Island," where ideology -- however extreme and unfit for real-world assimilation -- can continue to grow unchecked?

Perry Makes Yet Another Big Gaffe

Summerville Patch | Lindsay Street | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

Add a new gaffe to GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry's list: The age of candidacy to run for president is 21. The Texas governor quickly correc...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Perry Warns Uncooperative Federal Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Many Republican presidential candidates have argued the federal government is bloated and its employees are lacking. Texas Gov. Rick Per...

Is Rick Perry Embarrassing Texas?

McClatchy | Maria Recio | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, now at single-digit lows in polls after his high-flying start on the presidential campaign trail, has performed so badly on the...

Rick Perry Jobs Program Fails To Deliver, Study Finds

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — A government watchdog group in Texas said Wednesday that a job creation program touted often by Gov. Rick Perry as he seeks the ...

Rick Perry's Texas-Sized Problem?

Texas Tribune | Emily Ramshaw and Elizabeth Titus | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Texans have elected Rick Perry governor three times -- with almost 55 percent of the vote in 2010 -- but that does not mean Texas' Republican establis...

Governor Perry's Tax Plan...

Jared Bernstein | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Under the Perry's plan, you can choose to pay taxes either under the current system or pay a 20% flat tax. By adding a new tax code to live astride the current one, it adds much complexity to an already too complex system.

Perry Makes Political Gamble, Ties Campaign To Contentious Issue

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Texas Gov. Rick Perry's call for a flat income tax rate will tie his Republican presidential campaign to a contentious issue that e...

Texas Governor Hit With 'Perry Scheme' Attack

AP | By TAMARA LUSH | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

THE VILLAGES, Fla. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney warned senior citizens Tuesday to beware of turning Social Security into a "Perry ...

For Perry, Politics Could Prove Difficult Above The Mason-Dixon Line

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

By WILL WEISSERT, ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Eleven years ago, when the NAACP stepped up a campaign to remove the Confederate battle ...

Racial Slur In Perry's Past Blasted As 'Offensive' On Both Sides

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is criticizing rival Rick Perry for what he calls "offensive" language in the name of a T...

White House Reacts To Racial Slur In Rick Perry's Past

Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

(AP) WASHINGTON — The White House says the name of a hunting camp once leased by Texas Gov. Rick Perry's family is "clearly offensive." But press se...

WATCH: Asked About Criticism, Perry Says 'I'm Not The Smoothest Politician'

Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

During an interview on Fox News on Friday, Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry was asked about criticism of his performance in the most recen...

Perry Online Fundraising Reportedly Defying Expectations

Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry is defying expectations when it comes to online fundraising, according to Wayne Slater at the Dallas Morn...

Rick Perry: 'I Think That's A Big Mistake'

Posted 11.24.2011 | Politics

By PHILIP ELLIOTT, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) ORLANDO, Fla. -- Working to shake the perception of a stumbling campaign, Texas Gov. Rick Perry told GOP a...

Rick Perry Signals Where He Disagrees With Bush

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Rick Perry says he maintains a "great rapport" with former President George W. Bush, but he disagreed with Bush's efforts to reform education and crea...