Rick Perry

Gov. Rick Perry's hauls for campaigns get scrutiny

Although state law prohibits Texas elected officials from accepting campaign contributions during the legislative session, Gov. Rick Perry this year raised a record... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2011


Mitt Romney won't be at SC forum, Newt Gingrich will be

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is not coming to U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint's forum for Republican presidential hopefuls on Labor Day, but former House Speaker Newt... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2011


Calif. senator backs away from dissolving Vernon

There are fewer than 100 residents in the Los Angeles-area city of Vernon, but its more than 1,800 businesses and questionable government operations have attracted a... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2011


What's next in Libya key to US politics, economy

The dramatic advance of Libyan rebels over the forces of longtime strongman Moammar Gadhafi offers vindication, at least for now, for President Barack Obama's decision... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2011

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Focus on the man, not the state, to break Perry's streak

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas hasn't lost an election in 10 tries. Among his vanquished opponents, this streak has inspired not only the usual mix of resentment and... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2011


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