Complete coverage of Texas Governor Rick Perry

Thursday, 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...

Thursday, 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."

Wednesday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Thursday, 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...

Thursday, 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...

Friday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Top Stories
Alligator Found Outside Dallas Middle School

Alligator Found Outside Dallas Middle School

Authorities say they found a 6-foot alligator outside Steam Middle School in Dallas early Wednesday morning.

Arlington Council Approves $1B Ballpark Proposal

Arlington Council Approves $1B Ballpark Proposal

Arlington city council members unanimously voted Tuesday night in favor of the proposed tax plan to fund approximately half of the baseball stadium announced last week.

Waybourn Defeats Anderson in Tarrant Co. Sheriff Runoff

Waybourn Defeats Anderson in Tarrant Co. Sheriff Runoff

Former Dalworthington Gardens Police Chief Bill Waybourn has won Tuesday's Republican runoff for Tarrant County sheriff over incumbent Dee Anderson.

Murder Mystery: Who Killed Fort Worth Grandmother?

Murder Mystery: Who Killed Fort Worth Grandmother?

One month after Maria Cortez was shot to death in a drive-by shooting while she was in bed asleep, her family is desperate to learn who did it and why.

Protests Turn Violent Outside Trump Rally in NM

Protests Turn Violent Outside Trump Rally in NM

In one of the presidential campaign year's more grisly spectacles, demonstrators at a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, injuring...

Wimberley Flood Survivor Reflects on Loss, Life

Wimberley Flood Survivor Reflects on Loss, Life

One year after the husband and father watched his family slip away in the Wimberley flash flood, Jonathan McComb spoke with NBC 5's Meredith Land about loss and life.