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

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.

Jan 19, 2015

A Look at Rick Perry's 14 Years as Texas Governor

A Look at Rick Perry's 14 Years as Texas Governor

Monday is Gov. Rick Perry's last day as governor of Texas.

Jan 19, 2015

A Look Back on Governor Perry's Time in Office

A Look Back on Governor Perry's Time in Office

Monday, January 19, 2015 is the last day Governor Rick Perry will serve as Governor of Texas.

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