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Rick Perry Gets Court Date

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry must appear for a court hearing on Oct. 31. A judge set the date Monday for a pre...

Appeals Court Allows Texas To Enforce Harsh Abortion Restrictions

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court Thursday allowed Texas to immediately begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions that will effecti...

Rick Perry: 'Folks' Complained So State Won't Pay My Legal Tab

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 10.26.2014 | Politics

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday that he believes taxpayers should have picked up his legal tab but opted to use ca...

How Rick Perry's Indictment May Help Him

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.24.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry's legacy has rarely been mentioned on statewide GOP campaign trails this year, and the party's nominee to...

Rick Perry Indictment Exposes Texas' Political Divide

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power for making good on a veto thr...

Rick Perry Indicted

AP | PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for allegedly abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat t...

California Democrats Tell Rick Perry He Should Probably Just Stay In Texas

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Rick Perry may think California is a great place for him to retire, but Democrats in the state are suggesting he look elsewhere. The Texas governo...

Rick Perry Has A Pretty Terrible Excuse For Keeping His Opinion On Iraq Secret

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) dodged questions about Iraq during a Wednesday appearance on CNN's Crossfire, suggesting that disclosing his opinions may ri...

Rick Perry's Texas Legacy Is Unraveling

AP | By WILL WEISSERT | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As he gears up for a possible second presidential run, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is crisscrossing the country extolling a business-...

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...

Investigation Could Throw Wrench In Perry's Plans

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, mo...

Perry Reconsiders 'Antiquated' Rules

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) said his state needs to eliminate "antiquated" rules that are keeping Tesla Motors and other car manufacturers from selling ...

Rick Perry: Texas' Equal Pay Debate Is 'Nonsense'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) dismissed the clamor surrounding equal pay in Texas' race to replace him as governor. Appearing on Tuesday's edition of M...

Why Rick Perry Is So Wrong About California And New York

Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) was the standout star at the Conservative Political Action Conference this year, in no small part because of his impassioned...

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...

Perry Claims Wife Misspoke On Abortion

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) said Tuesday that his wife, Anita Perry, misspoke when she said abortion "could be" a woman's right. “From time to...

Potential Perry Replacements Face Early Stumbles

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — For Republicans eager to lead Texas after Gov. Rick Perry finally steps aside in 2014, there's one easy way to describe their ca...

Dem Slams Rick Perry

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) took a hit at Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) in an op-ed published Wednesday in the Washington Post. Perry is travelin...

Perry's 'Tired Old PR Gimmick' Slammed By Another Dem Gov

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is taking his jobs pitch to another state, telling people in Maryland to "think Texas." “When you grow tired of Marylan...

Rick Perry Undaunted By Potential Cruz Threat

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) indicated on Thursday that he's still thinking about running for president in 2016, despite his failed 2012 bid. Perry t...

Why Ted Cruz Is Becoming Rick Perry's Worst Nightmare

Houston Chronicle | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

Rick Perry can’t afford to lose any of his 2012 Iowa supporters if he is to have any chance to win the 2016 Republican presidential caucuses there. ...

OOPS: Rick Perry Can't Remember What State He's In

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

Add another forgetful moment to Texas Gov. Rick Perry's list of gaffes. The Dallas Morning News reported Saturday that Perry appeared at a RedState...

Perry Defends Contentious Abortion Law

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) - Governor Rick Perry on Sunday defended a measure passed by the Texas legislature to ban most abortions after 20 week...

Does Rick Perry Want To Control Your Vagina?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 07.12.2013 | Comedy

Rick Perry has made it clear that he fancies himself quite the expert on what women should do with their vaginas, as he and his fellow Republican legi...

Adios, Mofo

Jason Stanford | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Rick Perry might be moving on, but he's leaving behind a legacy as a radical free-marketeer who never governed anything he didn't want to privatize.