Complete coverage of Texas Governor Rick Perry

Saturday, 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. View gallery

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Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015

Perry's Indictment in Hands of Top TX Criminal Court

Perry's Indictment in Hands of Top TX Criminal Court

The felony case against former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is now in the hands of the state's highest criminal court.

Friday, Sep 11, 2015

Rick Perry Drops Out of 2016 Presidential Race

Rick Perry Drops Out of 2016 Presidential Race

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is dropping out of the race for president, ending his second bid for the Republican nomination and becoming the first major candidate of the 2016 campaign to give up on the...

Friday, Sep 11, 2015

Rick Perry Drops Out of 2016 Presidential Race

Rick Perry Drops Out of 2016 Presidential Race

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is dropping out of the race for president, ending his second bid for the Republican nomination and becoming the first major candidate of the 2016 campaign to give up on the...

Wednesday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

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.

Friday, 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.

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DFW Olympian Weighs Going To Rio Despite Zika Threat

DFW Olympian Weighs Going To Rio Despite Zika Threat

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'Disturbing' Graffiti Found at Arlington School, 5 Arrested

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Eyes Open for Memorial Weekend Storms at Lewisville Lake

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Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

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A Dallas ISD teacher was arrested Friday morning for an improper relationship between an educator and student, according to the Dallas police department.