Complete coverage of Texas Governor Rick Perry

Nov 12, 2011
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By Greg Janda

Rick Perry's Greatest Hits (and Misses)

Take a look back at some of Gov. Rick Perry's greatest hits -- and some misses. See Full Gallery

Oct 21, 2014

Perry's 1st Court Appearance Delayed

Perry's 1st Court Appearance Delayed

Gov. Rick Perry's first court appearance to face abuse of power charges has been pushed back a week to Nov. 7.

Oct 13, 2014

Texas Gov. Perry Ordered to be in Court Halloween

Texas Gov. Perry Ordered to be in Court Halloween

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry will make his first court appearance on Halloween as his defense team tries to quash the two felony counts of abuse of power against him on both constitutional and...

Sep 25, 2014

Perry: If Energy is Weapon, U.S. Needs Big Arsenal

Perry: If Energy is Weapon, U.S. Needs Big Arsenal

Gov. Rick Perry says the booming natural gas industry in Texas can ease U.S. allies' energy dependence on Russia.

Sep 24, 2014

Prosecutor Says Perry Seeking "Special Favors"

Prosecutor Says Perry Seeking "Special Favors"

The special prosecutor who secured two felony indictments against Texas Gov. Rick Perry says the Republican is making a mockery of the criminal justice system by asking to skip a pretrial hearing.

Sep 18, 2014

Contempt Case Reopened Against Perry Prosecutor

Contempt Case Reopened Against Perry Prosecutor

The special prosecutor handling the felony indictment against Gov. Rick Perry is himself facing legal trouble after a court ruling cleared the way for a criminal case to be filed against him.

Sep 5, 2014

Gov. Perry Leading Economic Trip to Japan, China

Gov. Perry Leading Economic Trip to Japan, China

Gov. Rick Perry is leading a Texas economic mission to Japan and China next week as he continues to bolster his foreign policy chops for a possible second presidential run.

Sep 2, 2014

Iowa Republicans Supportive of Perry

Iowa Republicans Supportive of Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was welcomed Tuesday in Iowa by Republicans who said he has not been tarnished by the recent felony indictment.

Sep 1, 2014

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet

A tweet deleted from Gov. Rick Perry's verified account Sunday night includes a disparaging image of the Democratic D.A. involved in his indictment.

Sep 1, 2014

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet

A tweet deleted from Gov. Rick Perry's verified account Sunday night includes a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney involved in his indictment on charges of abuse of power.

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Texas Gas Prices Well Below $3

Texas Gas Prices Well Below $3

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Ebola-Themed Halloween Decorations at Dallas-Area Home

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Texas Man Found Dead Near Hunting Stand

Texas Man Found Dead Near Hunting Stand

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Flight of the Monarchs in Texas in Jeopardy

Flight of the Monarchs in Texas in Jeopardy

As monarch butterflies make their way south through Texas this month, there's even more concern about where they spend their summers.