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

Aug 26, 2015

Rick Perry Shrugs Off Fundraising Woes in Return to TX

Rick Perry Shrugs Off Fundraising Woes in Return to TX

Rick Perry says he's been short of money his whole life as the struggling Republican presidential candidate prepares to take his cash-strapped campaign back to South Carolina.

Aug 11, 2015

Perry Suspends Pay for 2016 Campaign Staff in South Carolina

Perry Suspends Pay for 2016 Campaign Staff in South Carolina

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has stopped paying his 2016 presidential campaign's staff in the key early primary state of South Carolina.

May 12, 2015

Prosecutor: Perry Case Complicated by Paperwork Overload

Prosecutor: Perry Case Complicated by Paperwork Overload

A special prosecutor handling an abuse-of-power case against former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says it has been complicated by an avalanche of paperwork.

Mar 19, 2015

Rick Perry Touts Texas Record in Return Trip to Iowa

Rick Perry Touts Texas Record in Return Trip to Iowa

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry touted his record of tax cuts and job creation during a return trip to Iowa Thursday.

Feb 12, 2015

Perry: U.S. Wants More Than 'Young, Attractive' Orator

Perry: U.S. Wants More Than 'Young, Attractive' Orator

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says voters have had enough of a "young, attractive, amazing orator" for a president and will be looking for executive experience in 2016.

Feb 6, 2015

Judge Denies Perry Request for List of Witnesses

Judge Denies Perry Request for List of Witnesses

A Texas judge has denied requests by former Gov. Rick Perry's attorneys to get a list of witnesses who testified before the closed-door grand jury in their client's abuse-of-power case.

Feb 5, 2015

Perry Unveils Donor List Ahead of Potential '16 Campaign

Perry Unveils Donor List Ahead of Potential '16 Campaign

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry unveiled a list of 86 donors from around his conservative state and the nation on Thursday, hoping to prove that big money isn't afraid to back his expected 2016 presidential...

Feb 5, 2015

GOP Govs With 2016 Aspirations Love to Bash DC

GOP Govs With 2016 Aspirations Love to Bash DC

As they begin to shape their prospective bids for president, a group of ambitious Republican governors is eager to seize on voters' contempt for that most dirty of political words: "Washington."

Jan 28, 2015

Perry: Ongoing Case Won't Delay 2016 Plans

Perry: Ongoing Case Won't Delay 2016 Plans

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry vowed Wednesday that a judge's refusal to quash felony abuse of power charges won't derail -- or even delay -- his preparations for a possible 2016 presidential run.

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Suspect Arrested in Killing of Houston-Area Deputy

Suspect Arrested in Killing of Houston-Area Deputy

Officials say a suspect has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a deputy at a suburban Houston gas station. Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman was scheduled to hold a news conference at 4:30 p.m.

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Irving Shooting: Police

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Irving Shooting: Police

One person is dead and another is injured after a double shooting Saturday afternoon in southwest Irving.

TX Teen Pushed 3-Year-Old into Pond Who Drowned: Police

TX Teen Pushed 3-Year-Old into Pond Who Drowned: Police

Officials say an East Texas teen has been accused of pushing a 3-year-old boy into a pond in a drowning allegedly to make room for his pregnant girlfriend's child to live at a residence.

Three-Alarm Fire at Dallas Bulk Mail Facility

Three-Alarm Fire at Dallas Bulk Mail Facility

Dallas firefighters have extinguished a three-alarm fire late Friday at the U.S. Postal Service large bulk mail center in North Oak Cliff.

Joe Biden Makes Surprise Appearance at Political Rally

Joe Biden Makes Surprise Appearance at Political Rally

Vice President Joe Biden made an unannounced appearance Saturday at an important political event in his home state: the Sussex Democratic Jamboree in Lewes, Delaware, NBC News reported. Local organizers...

Man Guilty in Sex Assault Posted to Facebook

Man Guilty in Sex Assault Posted to Facebook

A man is guilty in the 2013 sexual assault of an Arlington woman which was recorded and posted on Facebook, a Tarrant County jury found.