* Texas Governor Rick Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 9, 2012 in Washington, DC. Thousands of conservative activists are attending the annual gathering in the nation's capital.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Former Governor Rick Perry Touts Low Taxes In Va. Visit

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry touted his record to Virginia Republicans on Tuesday as someone who favors low taxes and a more aggressive foreign policy.

02/24/2015

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Conservative Perry Strikes Moderate Tone In Farewell Speech

Rick Perry has been a reliable conservative as Texas’ longest-serving governor, becoming an early adopter of tea party values and leaving the state further to the right than when he took office in 2000.

CBS 11–01/15/2015

An inmate waits for the bars to a dorm at a minimum-security facility in Texas to be opened. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

Texas Among States Opting Out Of New Anti-Prison Rape Requirements

Texas, has opted out of anti-rape prison requirements, arguing that it’s too costly to implement requirements that they say don’t give them the flexibility to administer their facilities the way they see fit.

CBS 11–01/04/2015

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Rick Perry To Attend Conservative Summit In Iowa

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will attend a conservative summit in Iowa next month.

12/22/2014

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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 Seeks Unlimited Natural Gas And Oil Exports

Gov. Rick Perry is calling for unlimited natural gas and oil exports, saying it would help the American economy and aid American allies threatened by Russia’s control of European natural gas supplies.

10/08/2014

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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

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Abbott Supports Prosecutors’ Unit Vetoed By Perry

Attorney General Greg Abbott on Tuesday said he supports keeping the state-funded unit of prosecutors investigating public corruption that Gov. Rick Perry vetoed, a move that later led to a felony indictment.

09/02/2014

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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

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Perry Reveals Details On His Stylish New Specs

So who’s Texas Gov. Rick Perry wearing as part of his bookish new look?

08/26/2014

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Perry Attorneys Ask Judge To Dismiss Indictment

Attorneys for Texas Gov. Rick Perry are asking a judge to dismiss criminal charges alleging that the possible 2016 presidential candidate abused his power with a veto last summer.

08/25/2014

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

Gov. Rick Perry Visits Important Primary State

Gov. Rick Perry’s swing through a key early presidential voting state continued Saturday with a boost from a Republican with direct ties to the Oval Office.

08/23/2014

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