Rick Perry

ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 13:  Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich speaks during the NRA's Celebration of American Values Leadership Forum at the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits April 13, 2012 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. More than 60,000 people are expected to attend the convention, which runs through Sunday.  (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Perry & Gingrich To Speak At Austin Policy Forum

Gov. Rick Perry and old friend and former 2012 presidential rival Newt Gingrich are set to share a stage in Austin.

01/09/2015

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EXCLUSIVE: Governor Perry Looks Ahead, Reflects On Years In Office

Rick Perry is a giant in Texas politics. And after serving 14 years as Governor, he’s spending his final days in office.

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Perry, Abbott, Cruz To Witness Paxton Take Oath

Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz are among several powerful Texas Republicans scheduled to attend the swearing-in of new state Attorney General Ken Paxton.

01/05/2015

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Christie, Perry To Attend Scott Inauguration

Two potential Republican presidential contenders are heading to Florida to attend Gov. Rick Scott’s second inauguration.

12/31/2014

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Aggies Won’t Rename Building After Perry

Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday declined an offer from Texas A&M University to rename an iconic 100-year-old academic building on the campus after the outgoing state leader.

12/18/2014

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Aggies Could Rename Building For Perry

Gov. Rick Perry could get a building named for him at the campus where he graduated in 1972. Texas A&M will consider changing the name of the Academic Building.

12/17/2014

Male undocumented immigrants sit in a holding cell at the U.S. Border Patrol detainee processing center on April 11, 2013 in McAllen, Texas.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

House Panel Examines Texas Border Surge Cost

A Texas House panel is again examining how much Gov. Rick Perry’s National Guard troop surge to the Texas-Mexico border will cost the state.

12/04/2014

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Perry Defense: Veto Was Constitutionally Protected

Governor Rick Perry’s defense team says the two felony abuse of power indictments against him are unconstitutional, but not because he’s above the law.

11/17/2014

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Perry Wraps Up 2-Day New Hampshire Visit

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is continuing to reach out to New Hampshire Republicans as he considers another presidential campaign.

11/10/2014

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Prosecutor: Jury Should Hear Perry Felony Case

The special prosecutor leading the felony abuse of power case against Gov. Rick Perry says the charges deserve to be heard by a Texas jury, not quashed on constitutional grounds.

11/07/2014

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Indicted Perry Appears In Austin Courtroom

Gov. Rick Perry is making his first court appearance on felony charges that accuse him of abusing his power when he vetoed funding for public corruption prosecutors.

11/06/2014

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Texans Vote For 1st New Governor Since 2000

Without Gov. Rick Perry on the ballot for the first time since 2000, Texas politics is poised to undergo a major shake-up, starting at the top of the ticket in the governor’s race.

11/04/2014

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