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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.

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Wrong Address Leads Arlington PD to Break Down Wrong Door

Wrong Address Leads Arlington PD to Break Down Wrong Door

Arlington Police are apologizing for an error that led officers to break into a family's south Arlington home while responding to a domestic disturbance. But a wrong address led police to the wrong home.

Infant Toy Building Sets Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Infant Toy Building Sets Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Manufacturer ALEX recalls 91,000 infant building toy sets due to a choking hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Former GPISD School Finance Official Accused of $600K Theft

Former GPISD School Finance Official Accused of $600K Theft

An ex-chief financial officer for a Dallas-area school district has been charged with stealing more than $600,000 from a vault.

Trump Suggests 'Softening' Immigration Stance in Texas

Trump Suggests 'Softening' Immigration Stance in Texas

Donald Trump is suggesting he could favor "softening" laws dealing with immigrants living in the United States illegally.

'Town Isn't Here Anymore': Dozens Dead After Quake Hits Italy

'Town Isn't Here Anymore': Dozens Dead After Quake Hits Italy

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes as residents slept and killing at least 38 people, NBC News reported. The strong tremor hit around 3:30 a.m.

Frisco Texas A&M Student Dies at Frat Party, 4 Arrested

Frisco Texas A&M Student Dies at Frat Party, 4 Arrested

The death of a Texas A&M student from Frisco found unconscious Saturday morning during a party at the Sigma Nu fraternity house is under investigation, College Station police say.