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Wendy Davis: I’ll ‘Fight With Every Fiber’ to Stop Abortion Bill

Wendy Davis: I’ll ‘Fight With Every Fiber’ to Stop Abortion BillABC News(FORT WORTH, Texas) -- The Democratic state senator who is leading the fight against significant new restrictions on abortions in Texas said Gov. Rick Perry and other Republicans were hypocritical, claiming to support smaller government but act...

Rick Perry Mistakes Lebanon for Libya

Rick Perry Mistakes Lebanon for LibyaPhoto by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry had a bit of an “oops” moment on Saturday when he mistakenly referred to the administration’s response to the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi as o...

Rick Perry Poses with Teen for “Guitar Hero” Photo

Rick Perry Poses with Teen for “Guitar Hero” PhotoToni Sandys/The Washington Post(NEW YORK) -- Is Texas Gov. Rick Perry a Guitar Hero fan?Buzzfeed first unearthed a photo from a Tumblr account showing Perry holding a guitar for the popular video game Guitar Hero with what appeared to be a teenage girl...

Rick Perry Invites Gun Manufacturers to Set Up Shop in Texas

Rick Perry Invites Gun Manufacturers to Set Up Shop in TexasJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry is sending a recruitment message to gun and ammunition manufacturers -- set up shop in Texas.Perry sent letters to 26 gun and ammunition manufacturers earlier this month inviting ...

Perry Calls for Broader Transparency on Tax Returns, College Transcripts

Perry Calls for Broader Transparency on Tax Returns, College TranscriptsJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry called for people seeking higher elected office to be as transparent as possible when it comes to releasing information like tax returns.“I’m a big believer that no matter...

Rick Perry Demands that Obama Apologize

Rick Perry Demands that Obama ApologizeRichard Ellis/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) -- The Republican governor of Texas today welcomed President Obama to the Lone Star State by asking him to distance himself from comments made by Attorney General Eric Holder comparing the state’s 2011 vo...

Rick Perry to Campaign for Romney in Nevada

Rick Perry to Campaign for Romney in NevadaAlex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry will make his first campaign appearance on behalf of Mitt Romney Friday in Nevada, ABC News has learned.Perry will appear at the opening of the Romney campaign’s field office in Elko, Ne...

Gov. Rick Perry Says Texas Won’t Implement Portions of ‘Obamacare’

Gov. Rick Perry Says Texas Won’t Implement Portions of ‘Obamacare’Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(HOUSTON) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry will send a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Monday informing her that Texas will not implement two portions of President Obama’s health care pl...

Rick Perry Jeered for Dewhurst Support

Rick Perry Jeered for Dewhurst SupportToni Sandys/The Washington Post(WASHINGTON) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry was met with jeers today at the Texas GOP Convention in Fort Worth after he expressed support for Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in the Texas Senate primary race. But it seems the governor t...

Rick Perry Stars in Ad for Texas Senate Race

Rick Perry Stars in Ad for Texas Senate RaceAlex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A week before Texas Republicans head to the polls to select a Senate nominee, Gov. Rick Perry starred in a television advertisement on behalf of Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who has poured millions of his personal fort...

Texas Gov. Perry Endorses Romney

Texas Gov. Perry Endorses RomneyROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry endorsed Mitt Romney Wednesday, ahead of Newt Gingrich dropping out of the race, which is expected to happen next week.“Mitt Romney has earned the Republican Presidential nom...

For Rick Perry, Signs Point to 2014 Gubernatorial Run

For Rick Perry, Signs Point to 2014 Gubernatorial RunAllison Joyce/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Will Rick Perry run for Texas governor in 2014 and continue his streak as the longest-serving current governor? All signs suggest a re-election bid, but a decision will come “at the appropriate time,&r...

Rick Perry Discusses Twitter and Campaign Lessons at SXSW

Rick Perry Discusses Twitter and Campaign Lessons at SXSWWin McNamee/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the former presidential candidate, dropped by SXSW 2012 Friday evening to discuss all things social media and politics.At an intimate event held at CNN’s Grill in downtown Austin, ...

Rick Perry to Have Surgery Friday to Repair Clavicle

Rick Perry to Have Surgery Friday to Repair ClavicleChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry will have surgery Friday to repair his right clavicle, which did not heal after a 2009 bicycle accident, Catherine Frazier, Perry’s press secretary, confirmed to ABC News.T...

Rick Perry to Make First Appearance with Newt Gingrich at Arizona Debate

Rick Perry to Make First Appearance with Newt Gingrich at Arizona DebateAlex Wong/Getty Images(MESA, Ariz.) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry will appear with Newt Gingrich for the first time at the CNN debate in Mesa, Ariz., on Feb. 22, a spokesperson for Perry confirmed to ABC News.Perry will appear in the spin room with Gingrich...

Rick Perry Takes Step to Form PAC With Leftover Campaign Funds

Rick Perry Takes Step to Form PAC With Leftover Campaign FundsJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s presidential campaign Thursday sent a letter to the Federal Election Commission asking whether he could use some of his leftover funds to form a new PAC.Salvatore Purpura, treasu...

CPAC: DeMint Thinks GOP Race Could Go to Convention; Perry May Run Again

CPAC: DeMint Thinks GOP Race Could Go to Convention; Perry May Run AgainMark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- What did we learn walking around CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, the annual Woodstock for the right, held in Washington, D.C.?For starters, don’t expect the GOP presidential race to end ...

At CPAC, Humor Prevails Among Former Presidential Candidates

At CPAC, Humor Prevails Among Former Presidential CandidatesJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- At the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C., jokes were a common thread between the speeches of former GOP presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry.Bachmann and Perry ea...

Back in Texas, Rick Perry’s Adamant He Still Has the Fight

Back in Texas, Rick Perry’s Adamant He Still Has the FightAlex Wong/Getty Images(ROUND ROCK, Texas) -- Back on his home turf in the Lone Star State, in his first public appearance since leaving the presidential race, Texas Gov. Rick Perry vowed he wouldn’t fade away into obscurity now that he’s of...

Rick Perry Ends Presidential Bid, Endorses Newt Gingrich

Rick Perry Ends Presidential Bid, Endorses Newt GingrichAllison Joyce/Getty Images(NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Rick Perry drew his campaign to a close Thursday and threw his backing behind Newt Gingrich, just miles from where he launched his presidential bid over five months ago.“As I’ve contempl...
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