Complete coverage of Texas Governor Rick Perry

Jan 15, 2015

Gov. Perry Delievers Farewell Speech Thursday

Gov. Perry Delievers Farewell Speech Thursday

Outgoing Texas Gov. Rick Perry used his farewell speech Thursday to call for greater bipartisanship and political compromise, hinting he's trying to cast himself as more centrist ahead of an expected 2016...

Jan 15, 2015

Gov. Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Gov. Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Outgoing Texas Gov. Rick Perry used his farewell speech Thursday to call for greater bipartisanship and political compromise, hinting he's trying to cast himself as more centrist ahead of an expected 2016...

Jan 9, 2015

Gov. Perry Unafraid to Laugh at 'Oops Moment'

Gov. Perry Unafraid to Laugh at 'Oops Moment'

As he mulls a 2016 presidential run, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is showing he's unafraid to laugh about the "Oops moment" that derailed his 2012 White House bid.

Dec 30, 2014

Rick Perry: Jobs Juggernaut Meets 'Governor Oops'

Rick Perry: Jobs Juggernaut Meets 'Governor Oops'

Gov. Rick Perry would like to run for president in 2016 as a proven job-creator who modeled Texas' strong economy in his own political gunslinger image and says he can do the same for the rest of the country.

Dec 18, 2014

Texas A&M Won't Rename Iconic Building After Perry

Texas A&M Won't Rename Iconic Building After Perry

Gov. Rick Perry still wants his name out there for 2016, but not etched into a certain building.

Dec 16, 2014

Perry Likens Hanukkah to Boston Tea Party Rebels

Perry Likens Hanukkah to Boston Tea Party Rebels

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is marking the first night of Hanukkah by likening the Jewish Festival of Lights to the Boston Tea Party.

Dec 10, 2014

Perry: Most People Expect a White House Run

Perry: Most People Expect a White House Run

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday he won't make up his mind about running for president until the middle of next year, but he doesn't feel pressure to announce sooner because most people expect that...

Nov 18, 2014

Judge Refuses to Toss Out Perry Case

Judge Refuses to Toss Out Perry Case

A Texas judge has refused to quash two felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry on technicalities, ruling that the case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should continue.

Nov 7, 2014

Prosecutor: Jury Should Hear Perry Felony Case

Prosecutor: Jury Should Hear Perry Felony Case

A special prosecutor leading the felony abuse of power case against Texas Gov. Rick Perry argued Friday that it deserves to be heard by a jury, not thrown out on constitutional grounds.

Nov 6, 2014

Gov. Perry in Court: "I Would Do it Again"

Gov. Perry in Court: "I Would Do it Again"

Governor Rick Perry was in court on Thursday to face felony abuse of power charges.

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5 Injured in Apparent Road Rage Crash in Dallas

5 Injured in Apparent Road Rage Crash in Dallas

Police say road rage led to a crash that sent five people to the hospital late Thursday evening.

38 Texas Children Drowned; More Likely Without Precautions

38 Texas Children Drowned; More Likely Without Precautions

With 38 child drowning deaths recorded in Texas so far this year, experts warn parents to take all precautions heading into what is, historically, a very dangerous time for children in the water.

Alligator Kills Man During Late-Night Swim

Alligator Kills Man During Late-Night Swim

A man was killed early Friday when an alligator attacked him during a late-night swim at a Southeast Texas marina, according to police.

Giving a Patriotic Twist to Tex-Mex Classic

Giving a Patriotic Twist to Tex-Mex Classic

A North Texas Tex-Mex restaurant is giving a traditional Mexican dessert a Patriotic twist this weekend.

Ex-Judge Accused of Making Sex Ads

Ex-Judge Accused of Making Sex Ads

A former Galveston County judge has been arrested and charged with two counts of online harassment after police say he created fake online ads saying two ex-girlfriends were available for sex-for-hire.

Truck Smashes into Fence after Pursuit

Truck Smashes into Fence after Pursuit

A routine traffic stop took a turn when police pulled over a truck and realized it had been stolen.