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Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaks at the Hotel Pattee on January 2, 2012 in Perry, Iowa. The GOP presidential contenders are crisscrossing Iowa in the final stretch of campaigning in the state before the January 3rd caucus, the first test the candidates must face before becoming the Republican presidential nominee. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Perry Blasts Rivals as “Corrupt” On Eve of Iowa Vote

Gov. Rick Perry is not going down without a fight.

01/02/2012

WAVERLY, IA - DECEMBER 30:  Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to Iowa voters at The Fainting Goat bar and restaurant December 30, 2011 in Waverly, Iowa. Four full days of campaigning remain before Iowans vote on January 3rd.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Perry Pushes His Status As A Conservative Outsider

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, campaigning in Iowa’s heavily conservative northwest corner the day before Tuesday’s caucuses, urged conservatives to support one of their own who hasn’t been part of the Washington and Wall Street establishments.

01/02/2012

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Rick Perry’s Taxpayer-Funded Security Costs Rise

Though Gov. Rick Perry’s political fortunes on the presidential campaign trail have plummeted, the bills for his omnipresent security detail continue, costing Texas taxpayers as much as $400,000 a month.

12/25/2011

Texas Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaks during a forum on manufacturing. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Perry Prepares For Iowa With Stops In Plano & Dallas

The Iowa Caucuses, the first in the nation, are only a few weeks away. And this wednesday, Governor Rick Perry will kick-off his two-week, 44-stop bus tour through the Hawkeye State.

12/12/2011

Republican Presidential hopeful and Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks at a function. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Perry Looks For Momentum In Iowa

Hoping to build momentum after a strong performance in his latest nationally televised debate, Gov. Rick Perry hit a Sunday morning TV show, spoke at two church services and staged a boisterous rally at a coffee shop in central Iowa.

12/11/2011

Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks during a debate hosted by CNBC and the Michigan Republican Party at Oakland University on November 9, 2011 in Rochester, Michigan. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Perry to Formally Propose Shuttering Agencies

Rick Perry will famously remember the three federal agencies he wants to shut down in a key policy speech in Iowa on Tuesday, but the “oops” heard around the world is still a big hurdle here.

11/14/2011

Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks during a debate hosted by CNBC and the Michigan Republican Party at Oakland University on November 9, 2011 in Rochester, Michigan. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Perry’s Damage Control Tour Lands On Letterman

Gov. Rick Perry, often the butt of jokes on Late Night with David Letterman, flew to New York to poke fun at himself Thursday night.

11/10/2011

Republican Presidential Candidates Debate In Michigan

Perry Says Eliminate 3 Federal Agencies, Then Can’t Name Them

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry says he would eliminate three federal agencies. Just don’t ask him to name them.

11/09/2011

Rick Perry Gives Speech On Energy Independence And Jobs At PA Steel Plant

At Ease, Gov. Rick Perry Hunts Pheasants In Iowa

Meet Rick Perry, lifelong hunter. He’s floundered on the debate stage. He’s stumbled on immigration. But the Perry who showed up for a pheasant hunt on a chilly Iowa Saturday was perfectly, naturally at ease – and not afraid to talk about it.

10/22/2011

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney makes a statement as Texas Governor Rick Perry looks on in the Fox News/Google GOP Debate at the Orange County Convention Center on September 22, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. (credit: Phelan M. Ebenhack-Pool/Getty Images)

Perry’s Performance In Tuesday’s Debate Could Shift Race, Again

In August, Ashley Sewell went to South Carolina to watch Governor Perry throw his hat into the race. “When he announced his candidacy he was so polished, so put together, and everybody believed everything he said. As we’ve gone along, it’s gotten a little off-kilter.”

10/18/2011

HANOVER, NH - OCTOBER 11:  Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) speaks while U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) listens during a presidential debate hosted by Bloomberg and the Washington Post on October 11, 2011 at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. The event moderated by U.S. television talk show host Charlie Rose and featuring eight Republican candidates, presents the first debate of the 2012 political season focused solely on the economy.  (Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

Area Republican Leaders Discuss Perry’s Debate Performance

Republicans are split on Gov. Rick Perry’s performance during Tuesday night’s presidential debate.

10/12/2011

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney makes a statement as Texas Governor Rick Perry looks on in the Fox News/Google GOP Debate at the Orange County Convention Center on September 22, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. (credit: Phelan M. Ebenhack-Pool/Getty Images)

Romney, Facing Criticism, Turns Tables On Perry

Hours before he expected to fend off sharp criticism from his Republican rivals, presidential contender Mitt Romney turned the tables on Texas Gov. Rick Perry and called on him to disavow comments from an ally who likened his faith to a “cult.”

10/11/2011

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