Complete coverage of Texas Governor Rick Perry

Jan 27, 2012

Texas' Bills Mounting for Perry's Security

Texas' Bills Mounting for Perry's Security

The state's bill for providing security for Texas Gov. Rick Perry's presidential bid is nearly $800,000 and growing.

Jan 19, 2012

Perry Quits GOP Race

Perry Quits GOP Race

Gov. Rick Perry dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday.

Jan 18, 2012

Perry Far Behind in SC Poll

Perry Far Behind in SC Poll

Gov. Rick Perry is hoping for a strong finish in South Carolina's Republican primary, but a new poll shows him far behind the other major candidates.

Jan 17, 2012

Perry Slams Romney Over Bain, Tax Returns

Perry Slams Romney Over Bain, Tax Returns

Gov. Rick Perry was among the Republican candidates who attacked Mitt Romney's record as a private businessman pivotal weekend primary in South Carolina.

Jan 16, 2012

Perry Still Fighting to Get on VA Ballot

Perry Still Fighting to Get on VA Ballot

Gov. Rick Perry is appealing a federal judge's ruling that leaves him off the the Viriginia primary ballot.

Jan 13, 2012

Judge Refuses to Add Perry to VA Ballot

Judge Refuses to Add Perry to VA Ballot

Rick Perry sued, but didn't get his way, his name will not appear on Virginia's GOP presidential primary ballot in March.

Jan 13, 2012

Perry Blasts Obama But Goes Easy on GOP Rivals

Perry Blasts Obama But Goes Easy on GOP Rivals

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is training his hottest fire on President Barack Obama rather than his GOP presidential rivals as he campaigns in coastal South Carolina.

Jan 13, 2012

Bain Talk Better Now Than in Fall Race: Perry

Bain Talk Better Now Than in Fall Race: Perry

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry refused Thursday to retreat from disparaging comments about rival Mitt Romney's business record, saying the GOP will be better off airing those concerns now...

Jan 12, 2012

Perry Loses Key SC Backer After Latest Attack

Perry Loses Key SC Backer After Latest Attack

Gov. Rick Perry's criticism of Mitt Romney's business past had a boomerang effect.

Jan 11, 2012

Polls, Prayers, Paul and Perry

Polls, Prayers, Paul and Perry

Star-Telegram political columnist Bud Kennedy talks with Nonstop Nightly about what the candidates need to focus on in South Carolina.

Top Stories
Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows "We Will Prevail"

Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows "We Will Prevail"

Texas Gov. Rick Perry arrived at an Austin courthouse Tuesday afternoon to be booked on felony abuse of power charges after he was indicted Friday over his threat to veto funding to public...

Thieves Steal from Home After Fatal Fire: Police

Thieves Steal from Home After Fatal Fire: Police

Police say a man tried to steal from the Fort Worth home where a nine-year-old boy was killed in a fire days earlier.

Affluenza Teen's Father Arrested for Impersonating an Officer

Affluenza Teen's Father Arrested for Impersonating an Officer

The father of a North Texas teen whose defense blamed “affluenza” for his deadly DUI wreck has been arrested for identifying himself as a police officer.

Peanut, Almond Butter Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Peanut, Almond Butter Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.

Prosecutor: Father 'Executed' Drunk Driver

Prosecutor: Father 'Executed' Drunk Driver

A prosecutor says a man took the law in his own hands after a wreck that killed his two sons.

Denton Jury Finds Man Guilty of Plot to Kill Wife

Denton Jury Finds Man Guilty of Plot to Kill Wife

After only two hours of deliberation, a Denton County jury on Tuesday unanimously found John Franklin Howard guilty of hiring someone to try and kill his wife in 2012.