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Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Perry Gives Fiery Speech & Impression He’ll Run For President

Governor Rick Perry isn’t running for any political office, but he still knows how to bring Republicans to their feet. Before thousands of Republicans at the Texas GOP Convention in Fort Worth, the Governor dished out political red meat.

CBS 11–06/05/2014

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Gov. Perry Blasts Feds At Texas GOP Convention

Gov. Rick Perry has kicked of his unofficial farewell tour to Texas politics by bashing Washington during a well-received speech at the state Republican convention.

06/05/2014

The Handley power plant in Fort Worth.  (Photo credit Kent Chapline, KTVT/KTXA)

Gov. Perry Responds To New EPA Guidelines For Texas

Texas has to cut its carbon emission by 39 percent by 2030 under new federal requirements.

06/02/2014

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

Perry To UT Regents: Don’t Rush To Raise Tuition

Republican Gov. Rick Perry is again opposing tuition hikes within the University of Texas System as the flagship Austin campus proposes pushing the average semester cost past $5,000.

05/14/2014

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Perry Picks Fort Worth Attorney As New Head Of Sex Offender Agency

Governor Rick Perry on Friday tapped a Fort Worth deputy chief district attorney to head the state’s embattled Office of Violent Sex Offender Management amid questions about who was running the agency.

04/25/2014

A sign sits at the beginning of a road that goes into thousands of acres of Bureau of Land Management land that has been temporarily closed to round-up illegal cattle that are grazing south of Mesquite Nevada on April 11, 2014 in Mesquite, Nevada. BLM officials are rounding up ranchers Cliven Bundy's cattle, who has been locked in a dispute with the BLM for a couple of decades over grazing rights.(Photo by George Frey/Getty Images

Amid Nevada Fight, Texas In Its Own Land Dispute With BLM

A Texas land dispute has the outgoing governor and the Republican candidate favored to replace him decrying the same federal agency currently embroiled in an armed standoff in Nevada.

04/24/2014

Governor Rick Perry (credit: cott Eells-Pool/Getty Images)

Texas Gov. Perry Challenges New York Gov. Cuomo To Debate

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is challenging his New York counterpart, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, to a debate over economic policy as he ventures onto Cuomo’s turf.

04/22/2014

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Probe Could Complicate Perry’s Prospects

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time.

04/20/2014

Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Texas Grand Jury To Be Seated In Perry Ethics Case

A Texas judge is expected to seat a grand jury in an investigation into whether Republican Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors.

04/14/2014

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Perry, Cruz Visit Wounded At Fort Hood

Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen Ted Cruz say they’ve visited with military personnel wounded in Wednesday’s shooting at Fort Hood that left four dead and 16 wounded.

CBS 11–04/04/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press on April 2, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, on the shooting at the Fort Hood military base in Texas. (Source: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

National & State Leaders React To Deadly Fort Hood Shooting

A shooting at the Army post in Fort Hood has left at least four people dead and 14 others injured. Fort Hood remained on lockdown Wednesday evening. National, state and local leaders are all reacting to the events in Killeen.

CBSDFW.COM–04/02/2014

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Sebelius: Texas Opposition Hasn’t Helped Sign-Ups

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says political opposition in Texas to the federal health care overhaul hasn’t helped the state’s underperforming sign-up numbers.

03/28/2014

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