Governor of Texas

Greg Abbott-Wendy Davis

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

Musician, author and Texas gubernatorial hopeful Kinky Friedman rides during a parade in Houston in 2005. (credit: Dave Einsel/Getty Images)

Is Kinky Gearing Up For Another Political Run?

Are you ready to get Kinky? After several failed attempts to reach the governor’s mansion a Texas singer, songwriter, humorist and aspiring politician isn’t giving up. Kinky Friedman says a lot of people are upset with the way things are being run in Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–08/08/2012

Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry embraces his wife Anita at the Victory Texas and Republican Party of Texas election night watch party at the Texas Disposal Systems Exotic Game Ranch on November 2, 2010 in Buda, Texas. Gov. Perry has been elected to his third term by defeating Democratic challenger Bill White. (Photo by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Everyone Has Opinion On Perry As Campaign Kicks Off

As Governor Rick Perry begins his first week campaigning in Iowa as an official presidential candidates, North Texans are reacting to his announcement to run.

08/15/2011

Former Texas Gov. Bill Clements. (Credit: AP)

Clements To Be Buried Thursday In Dallas

Funeral services for former Texas Gov. Bill Clements will be Thursday in Dallas.

05/30/2011