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Investigation Could Throw Wrench In Perry's Plans

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 04.20.2014 | 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.

GOP Eyes Perry Sucessor

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott appears to be in no hurry to declare his candidacy for governor, even after amassing a huge c...

Despite 'Texas Miracle,' Perry Floundered Nationally

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO — Gov. Rick Perry was a champion of fiercely conservative social activism long before the tea party was born. He oversaw the "Texas ...

Will He Or Won't He? Perry Expected To Announce Reelection Decision

Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

By WILL WEISSERT, The ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN ANTONIO -- Will he or won't he? Gov. Rick Perry has invited friends and supporters to San Antonio and...

Perry Set To Make Big Announcement

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 7 (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry, the nation's longest-serving governor and a failed c...

Texas Rises As Conservative Battleground

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson and Ryan Grim | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

While national political observers talk about shifting demographics and political dynamics that are slowly pushing Texas closer to tossup territory, R...

Rick Perry Smacks Down Bill To Limit His Influence On Public Universities

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.18.2013 | College

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) vetoed a bill Friday that would've limited his power over the University of Texas system by requiring all appointments to it...

LOOK: Perry Greets Obama In Texas

Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

President Obama traveled to Austin, Texas on Thursday, where he was greeted by Governor Rick Perry (R) on the tarmac at Austin-Bergstrom International...

You Need To See Rick Perry's NRA Intro Video

Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) riled up the crowd at the National Rifle Association's annual convention in Houston on Friday, coming out to an introductory...

Rahm Emanuel Zings Rick Perry

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel marked the beginning of Texas Gov. Rick Perry's business trip to Illinois with a jab on Monday, targeting the Republican fo...

Guessing Game Begins As Clock Ticks On Big Perry Move

New York Times | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics

Every morning, people in Texas politics stand in front of their sinks, brushing their teeth, staring at someone they think could someday be the presid...