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

Perry Asks To Miss Court Date Citing Overseas Trip

In a motion Monday, Perry’s attorneys asked the judge to let him miss an Oct. 13 pretrial hearing due to “long-standing plans to be in Europe” all that week.

09/22/2014

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)

Perry Says Schools Were Adequately Funded

Republican Gov. Rick Perry says Texas adequately funded public schools on his watch and still believes in offering in-state tuition rates to students who are living in the country without legal permission.

09/22/2014

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

A nurse draws a dose of flu vaccine. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Texas A&M To Dedicate Flu Vaccine Center

Gov. Rick Perry will join other dignitaries in College Station at the dedication of what’s described as a national pandemic influenza vaccine facility.

09/18/2014

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Texas Honors Hurt & Fallen First Responders

Gov. Rick Perry is honoring dozens of police officers, firefighters and first responders killed or severely hurt in the line of duty with Star of Texas awards.

09/03/2014

Palo Pinto County election volunteers check-in a registered voter at the Palo Pinto County 4-H Building on November 4, 2008 in Palo Pinto, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Trial Begins Over Tough Texas Voter ID Law

The Justice Department goes to federal court in South Texas to seek the dismantling of the Texas voter ID law, which ranks among the most stringent in the nation.

09/02/2014

Perry "unauthorized" tweet

Rick Perry Joins List Of Political Social Media “Fails”

Governor Perry’s Twitter account posted a picture of the Travis County DA with the line, “I am the most drunk democrat in Texas.” The governor quickly tweeted that he wasn’t responsible for the message.

CBS 11–09/01/2014

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

Perry Takes Down “Unauthorized” Tweet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he does not condone a Tweet sent from his personal account with a picture of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg.

CBS 11–08/31/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Rick Perry speak to the media during a press conference at the front gate of Fort Hood about Iraq War veteran Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on April 4, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas Abuzz About Possible Perry-Cruz 2016 Battle

Two Texans, one White House. Is the 2016 Republican campaign trail big enough?

08/28/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry  (credit: Getty Images)

Perry Says Republican Congress Is Key

Gov. Rick Perry told South Carolina Republicans on Wednesday that it is important for the GOP to control Congress so they can solve the country’s immigration problem.

08/28/2014

Republican Candidates Campaign At Iowa State Fair

Perry In South Carolina For Politics & Football

Gov. Rick Perry kicks off two days of events Wednesday afternoon with a tailgate party and fundraiser for the South Carolina Republican Party in Columbia.

08/27/2014

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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