Rick Perry

Perry indictment a concern

The recent felony indictments of Texas Gov. Rick Perry following his use of constitutional veto power is seen by many as what could become a dangerous trend. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014


Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

A recent patrol with state troopers on the Rio Grande illustrates the challenges that as many as 1,000 National Guard troops will face along the Texas-Mexico border in... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Gov. Rick Perry sending National Guard to Texas border

Gov. Rick Perry says he's deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tired of "lip service" from the federal government. Read more »

July 21, 2014


As 2016 looms, Chris Christie skirts hot-button issues

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who bills himself as a say-what-I-think straight-talker, has been unusually silent recently on some hot-button national issues. Read more »

July 14, 2014


Rick Perry and Rand Paul launch foreign policy war of words

Two leading Republicans have begun an unusually personal war of words over foreign policy. Read more »

July 14, 2014


Fall elections loom over National Governors Association meeting

Partisan divisions over immigration, education and health care are intensifying as dozens of the nation's governors meet just months before elections thick with... Read more »

July 11, 2014


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