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  • VIDEO: Rick Perry's security will knock you 'dead down'

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry said would-be intruders at the Texas governor's mansion would be knocked 'dead down' by his security detail.

  • Perry: Expand U.S. energy to strangle Russia, 'liberate' Europe

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry Thursday called on Washington to unleash U.S. energy production to help "liberate" European nations threatened by Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin's chokehold on energy by replacing Russia as Europe's top supplier.

  • Audit shows Perry fund misused $200 million

    A new independent audit shows the Texas Enterprise Fund gave away nearly half of its $500 million "without a set evaluation process of a consistent criteria."

  • Audit finds problems in Perry's deal-closing fund

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A pet program of Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry that has given a half-billion dollars in taxpayer funds to companies including Toyota and Facebook failed to support claims about job creation and competition from other states, according to a state audit released Thursday....

  • Prosecutor: Perry made 'mockery' of case

    The special prosecutor in the criminal case against Rick Perry is not a fan of the Texas governor's actions.

  • Rick Perry uses Joan Rivers' death as support for anti-abortion law

    Speaking at an event Sunday, Perry said, "it’s a curious thought" whether the comedian would still be alive had there been tighter regulations at the New York outpatient surgery center where she went into cardiac arrest earlier this month.

  • Contempt case reopened against Perry prosecutor

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The special prosecutor who secured two felony abuse of power indictments against Gov. Rick Perry is facing his own legal problems after a decision by Texas' highest criminal court to renew a contempt of court case against him. Prosecutors filed a contempt of court motion...

  • Rubio sounds hawkish notes in speech

    In the speech sponsored by the Concerned Veterans for America, Sen. Marc Rubio called for more intervention abroad, and made digs at presidential hopefuls who pick favorable polling numbers over "necessary" leadership.

  • Perry campaigns for Brownback

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry will join Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback next week on the campaign trail, lending a hand to one of the most troubled Republican governors.

  • David Brock's American Bridge rips GOP's presidential governors as crooks

    The Republican Party's corps of potential 2016 presidential candidates is getting ripped in a new campaign from liberal media watchdog David Brock's super PAC that describes the state executives as unelectable bumblers and crooks.

  • Perry says he is 'prepared' for 2016

    "I may not run in 2016, but I've spent the last 20-plus months preparing," the Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry said in an interview with Bloomberg Television.

  • Rick Perry preps on policy ahead of 2016

    The Republican governor has met with business leaders and policy experts over the past year including a former ambassador, the chairman of JPMorgan Chase, according to a review of his official calendar.

  • Abbott says he grieves for Wendy Davis family

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Greg Abbott says he grieves for Democrat Wendy Davis after his gubernatorial opponent revealed that she once had an abortion upon learning that the fetus had a severe brain abnormality. Abbott said Saturday in a statement that "the unspeakable pain of losing a...

  • Rand Paul: 'I am not an isolationist'

    In an op-ed published Thursday by Time, Paul pushes back against that characterization of his foreign policy, which has been used by many of his critics in the Republican Party, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

  • Chris Christie looks to build foreign policy credentials

    As New Jersey's governor, the possible 2016 presidential contender has very little foreign policy experience of his own. This week, he will begin to work to chip away at this potential vulnerability.



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