Rick Perry

Rick Perry's Texas legacy unraveling as he leaves

As he gears up for a possible second presidential run, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is crisscrossing the country extolling a business-first philosophy he says made his... Read more »

June 4, 2014


Do lower taxes actually convince people to move?

Some are arguing that the low tax rates of states like Texas are convincing people to relocate. But some say it's not so simple. Read more »

May 30, 2014


Lawmakers say they won't abandon death penalty

A bungled execution in Oklahoma in which the condemned prisoner writhed and moaned as he received a lethal injection outraged death-penalty opponents, invited court... Read more »

May 3, 2014

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Toyota move gives Texas Gov. Rick Perry a win for possible 2016 run

With eight months left in office, Gov. Rick Perry is away from Texas almost as much as he's home — hitting the road hard to tout his state as America's best... Read more »

April 30, 2014


Toyota moving US base, 3,000 jobs from California to Texas

Toyota delivered a surprise pink slip to California on Monday, announcing the company would move its U.S. headquarters and about 3,000 jobs from the Los Angeles... Read more »

April 29, 2014

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Cliven Bundy isn't Ben Cartwright defending the Ponderosa

The Cliven Bundy spectacle in Nevada has provided a Wild West backdrop for our hottest political issues as we gallop toward the midterm elections. Read more »

April 29, 2014


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