Gov. Rick Perry

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Citing Joan Rivers, Gov. Perry Backs Clinic Law

Rick Perry cites Joan Rivers’ death in defense of controversial Anti-Abortion Law

CBS 11–09/21/2014

Texas National Guard soldier scans the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border on September 11, 2014 in Havana, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Mexico Condemns Texas’ National Guard Border Deployment

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says Texas’ decision to deploy National Guard troops along the border is ‘unpleasant’ and ‘reprehensible.’

09/12/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry Begins Economic Mission To Japan, China

Gov. Rick Perry is opening a Texas economic mission to Japan and China as he continues to bolster his foreign policy chops for a possible second presidential run.

09/08/2014

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Senator Ted Cruz Leans Toward 2016 Presidential Run

Sen. Ted Cruz appears to be leaning toward a run for president in 2016.

08/30/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2016 GOP Hopefuls Vie For Attention At Dallas Event

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence are appearing Friday at a gathering of Americans for Prosperity in Dallas.

08/29/2014

Mugshot of Texas Governor Rick Perry. (credit: Travis County Sheriff’s Office)

Governor Perry Calls Charges Unconstitutional, Asks Judge To Dimiss Case

Governor Perry vows to fight every chance he gets. On Monday, his lawyers put it in writing. They filed a 60 page motion to dismiss the felony charges against him calling state statutes overly vague and unconstitutional.

CBS 11–08/25/2014

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Governor Perry Indictment Drowning Out Race To Replace Him

The indictment, booking and mugshot of Texas governor Rick Perry has taken on a life of its own, being placed onto t-shirts referencing his legal battle, and his likely second run for the White House in 2016.

CBS 11–08/25/2014

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Perry Goes For Ice Cream After Booking On Felony Charges

What’s a governor to do after getting booked on felony charges? Go for ice cream. Minutes after he was fingerprinted at the Travis County Courthouse, Governor Rick Perry posted a photo on Twitter.

08/19/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Perry Moves Ahead With ’16 Courtship Despite Case

Undeterred by indictment, Texas Gov. Rick Perry intends to travel to three major 2016 primary states during the next two weeks even as he faces the prospects of a highly unpresidential booking on felony charges.

08/18/2014

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Texas Lawmakers Mull Alternatives To Medicaid Expansion

A legislative committee is examining market-based alternatives to providing low-income Texans with health care since the state has rejected the expansion of Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act.

08/14/2014

Gov. Rick Perry (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Perry Tours National Guard Border Training Session

Perry visits Camp Swift Army National Guard training center in Bastrop on Wednesday. It’s unclear when the troops will actually go to the border.

08/13/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Abortion Clinics Anxious For Ruling In Texas Trial

Abortion providers want U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel to block new rules they say would stop abortions at more than a dozen clinics in Texas starting Sept. 1.

08/13/2014

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