Gov. Rick Perry is not going down without a fight.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry says he would eliminate three federal agencies. Just don’t ask him to name them.
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.
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.”
Republicans are split on Gov. Rick Perry’s performance during Tuesday night’s presidential debate.
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.”