Rick Perry http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Rick Perry en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:11:24 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Republican White House maybes court evangelicals toward 2016 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765667094/Republican-White-House-maybes-court-evangelicals-toward-2016.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765667094/Republican-White-House-maybes-court-evangelicals-toward-2016.html Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney have gotten much of the attention in these early days of the Republican race for president, but as... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:41:30 MST Possible 2016 GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum in Iowa http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765667028/Possible-2016-GOP-candidates-pitch-ideas-at-conservative-forum-in-Iowa.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765667028/Possible-2016-GOP-candidates-pitch-ideas-at-conservative-forum-in-Iowa.html The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:16:27 MST Bible story: Doubts raised over a Texas inaugural tradition http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666669/Bible-story-Doubts-raised-over-a-Texas-inaugural-tradition.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666669/Bible-story-Doubts-raised-over-a-Texas-inaugural-tradition.html One of the oldest inauguration traditions in the U.S. is under new scrutiny in Texas. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:27:10 MST Romney, Clinton offers signs '16 will be about economy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666578/Romney-Clinton-offers-signs-16-will-be-about-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666578/Romney-Clinton-offers-signs-16-will-be-about-economy.html Not yet in the presidential race, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Mitt Romney already are previewing the focus of the 2016... Sat, 17 Jan 2015 13:39:14 MST Focused on winning in 2016, GOP sets plan for primary debates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666539/Focused-on-winning-in-2016-GOP-sets-plan-for-primary-debates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666539/Focused-on-winning-in-2016-GOP-sets-plan-for-primary-debates.html As the leading GOP prospects for the White House ramp up their national outreach, Republicans unveiled plans Friday for a... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:11:43 MST Mitt Romney sparks new 2016 competition among GOP establishment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666254/Mitt-Romney-sparks-new-2016-competition-among-GOP-establishment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666254/Mitt-Romney-sparks-new-2016-competition-among-GOP-establishment.html A shake-out among fiery conservatives with White House ambitions was always a sure thing. Now it appears the competition... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:30:26 MST Edging closer to 2016 bid, Republican Jeb Bush forms new PAC http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665629/Edging-closer-to-2016-bid-Republican-Jeb-Bush-forms-new-PAC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665629/Edging-closer-to-2016-bid-Republican-Jeb-Bush-forms-new-PAC.html Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday announced the formation of a political action committee designed to lay the... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 13:33:33 MST Rick Perry: Jobs juggernaut meets 'Governor Oops' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665255/Rick-Perry-Jobs-juggernaut-meets-Governor-Oops.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665255/Rick-Perry-Jobs-juggernaut-meets-Governor-Oops.html Texas Gov. Rick Perry would like to run for president in 2016 as a proven job-creator who modeled Texas' strong economy in... Tue, 30 Dec 2014 17:47:00 MST Late at night, Christie doing 2016 foreign policy homework http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664862/Late-at-night-Christie-doing-2016-foreign-policy-homework.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664862/Late-at-night-Christie-doing-2016-foreign-policy-homework.html It's after 9 p.m. on a Sunday night in late November and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is deep into a conference call,... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:41:10 MST Texas weighs allowing open carry of handguns http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664273/Texas-weighs-allowing-open-carry-of-handguns.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664273/Texas-weighs-allowing-open-carry-of-handguns.html Long depicted as the rootin'-tootin' capital of American gun culture, Texas is one of the few states with an outright ban on... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:10:25 MST 2016 contenders quiet on police shootings protests http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664225/2016-contenders-quiet-on-police-shootings-protests.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664225/2016-contenders-quiet-on-police-shootings-protests.html Since grand juries in Missouri and New York declined to indict white police officers in the deaths of two black men,... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 12:03:57 MST Obama: Americans want 'new car smell' in 2016 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663223/Obama-Americans-want-new-car-smell-in-2016.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663223/Obama-Americans-want-new-car-smell-in-2016.html President Barack Obama says voters want a "new car smell" in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:50:42 MST Southern states look to regional 2016 primary http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663143/Southern-states-look-to-regional-2016-primary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663143/Southern-states-look-to-regional-2016-primary.html On the gridiron, it takes a team to win, and some elected officials around the South are looking to band together rather than... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:09:05 MST New Obama immigration plan, same Texas attitudes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663105/New-Obama-immigration-plan-same-Texas-attitudes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663105/New-Obama-immigration-plan-same-Texas-attitudes.html Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott vows another lawsuit against the Obama administration. Attorneys for immigrants in the U.S.... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:29:44 MST Texas to extend border plan without National Guard http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663010/Texas-to-extend-border-plan-without-National-Guard.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663010/Texas-to-extend-border-plan-without-National-Guard.html Illegal crossings along the Rio Grande have slowed dramatically since an overwhelming surge of immigrants had state and... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:34:07 MST GOP governors attack Obama's immigration order http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765662985/GOP-governors-attack-Obamas-immigration-order.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765662985/GOP-governors-attack-Obamas-immigration-order.html The nation's Republican governors on Wednesday lashed out at President Barack Obama's plans to unilaterally protect millions... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:13:32 MST Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661461/Ebola-lapses-persisted-for-days-at-Dallas-hospital.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661461/Ebola-lapses-persisted-for-days-at-Dallas-hospital.html Just minutes after Thomas Eric Duncan arrived for a second time at the emergency room, the word is on his chart: "Ebola." But... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:17:38 MDT WHO faulted for Ebola failures as Obama taps czar http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661338/WHO-faulted-for-Ebola-failures-as-Obama-taps-czar.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661338/WHO-faulted-for-Ebola-failures-as-Obama-taps-czar.html The World Health Organization bungled efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa, an internal report revealed Friday,... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:49:11 MDT Dallas Ebola case gives Rick Perry real-time leadership test http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660706/Dallas-Ebola-case-gives-Rick-Perry-real-time-leadership-test.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660706/Dallas-Ebola-case-gives-Rick-Perry-real-time-leadership-test.html The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, and the revelation that dozens of others in Texas are now being... Sun, 05 Oct 2014 15:19:04 MDT Hillary Clinton targeted at evangelical summit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660354/Hillary-Clinton-targeted-at-evangelical-summit.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660354/Hillary-Clinton-targeted-at-evangelical-summit.html Hillary Rodham Clinton is the one figure uniting religious conservatives frustrated by a leaderless Republican Party that's... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 15:02:04 MDT How a Wendy Davis loss could help Texas Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660319/How-a-Wendy-Davis-loss-could-help-Texas-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660319/How-a-Wendy-Davis-loss-could-help-Texas-Democrats.html Wendy Davis may well lose the Texas governor's race, but that could still be a win for the Democrats. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:46:49 MDT Citing Joan Rivers, Texas' Perry backs clinic law http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660063/Citing-Joan-Rivers-Texas-Perry-backs-clinic-law.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660063/Citing-Joan-Rivers-Texas-Perry-backs-clinic-law.html Republican Gov. Rick Perry has pointed toward comedian Joan Rivers dying at a surgery clinic while defending a Texas law that... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:09:14 MDT Border Patrol: Leave law enforcement to the pros http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659291/Border-Patrol-Leave-law-enforcement-to-the-pros.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659291/Border-Patrol-Leave-law-enforcement-to-the-pros.html Since illegal immigration spiked in the Rio Grande Valley this summer, the Border Patrol has dispatched more agents, the... Sun, 07 Sep 2014 19:55:00 MDT In memoir, Texas' Wendy Davis reveals abortion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659152/In-memoir-Texas-Wendy-Davis-reveals-abortion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659152/In-memoir-Texas-Wendy-Davis-reveals-abortion.html Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, who became a national political sensation by filibustering her state's... Sat, 06 Sep 2014 09:13:20 MDT Christie to Mexico on trade mission, 2016 politics http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659060/Christie-to-Mexico-on-trade-mission-2016-politics.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659060/Christie-to-Mexico-on-trade-mission-2016-politics.html New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Mexico on Wednesday, officially on a trade mission for his state. But he also is... Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:37:34 MDT 2016ers jockey even before congressional elections http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658967/2016ers-jockey-even-before-congressional-elections.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658967/2016ers-jockey-even-before-congressional-elections.html One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:20:57 MDT Texas' Perry says disparaging tweet unauthorized http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658994/Texas-Perry-says-disparaging-tweet-unauthorized.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658994/Texas-Perry-says-disparaging-tweet-unauthorized.html A tweet from Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:48:57 MDT Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658935/Tesla-Motors-dealing-as-states-play-factory-poker.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658935/Tesla-Motors-dealing-as-states-play-factory-poker.html From the start, little has been typical about Tesla Motors' plan for a $5 billion factory to make batteries for a new... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:09:22 MDT Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658882/Judge-finds-Texas-abortion-rules-unconstitutional.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658882/Judge-finds-Texas-abortion-rules-unconstitutional.html Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:51:45 MDT On second thought http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609367/On-second-thought.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609367/On-second-thought.html A lighthearted look at news of the day. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:20:28 MDT Drew Clark: Rick Perry on clear line between politics and crime http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609468/Rick-Perry-on-clear-line-between-politics-and-crime.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609468/Rick-Perry-on-clear-line-between-politics-and-crime.html The Swallow-Shurtleff matter has led to soul-searching in Utah about curbing political corruption. The matter involving Gov.... Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:00:00 MDT Join the discussion: Is Rick Perry's indictment helpful or harmful? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609313/Join-the-discussion-Is-Rick-Perrys-indictment-helpful-or-harmful.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609313/Join-the-discussion-Is-Rick-Perrys-indictment-helpful-or-harmful.html Gov. Rick Perry was recently indicted on charges of coercion and abuse of official capacity, according to The Economist.... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:38:58 MDT Perry in New Hampshire: No decision on 2016 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658626/Perry-in-New-Hampshire-No-decision-on-2016.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658626/Perry-in-New-Hampshire-No-decision-on-2016.html Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday in a visit to a key early voting state that he was unprepared for and humbled by his first... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:19:04 MDT In our opinion: Perry indictment a concern http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609340/Perry-indictment-a-concern.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609340/Perry-indictment-a-concern.html The recent felony indictments of Texas Gov. Rick Perry following his use of constitutional veto power is seen by many as what... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 MDT Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657348/Deterrence-a-goal-and-challenge-at-Texas-border.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657348/Deterrence-a-goal-and-challenge-at-Texas-border.html A recent patrol with state troopers on the Rio Grande illustrates the challenges that as many as 1,000 National Guard troops... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT Gov. Rick Perry sending National Guard to Texas border http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657086/Gov-Rick-Perry-sending-National-Guard-to-Texas-border.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657086/Gov-Rick-Perry-sending-National-Guard-to-Texas-border.html Gov. Rick Perry says he's deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tired of... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:37:57 MDT As 2016 looms, Chris Christie skirts hot-button issues http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656698/As-2016-looms-Chris-Christie-skirts-hot-button-issues.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656698/As-2016-looms-Chris-Christie-skirts-hot-button-issues.html New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who bills himself as a say-what-I-think straight-talker, has been unusually silent recently... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:31:39 MDT Rick Perry and Rand Paul launch foreign policy war of words http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656713/Rick-Perry-and-Rand-Paul-launch-foreign-policy-war-of-words.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656713/Rick-Perry-and-Rand-Paul-launch-foreign-policy-war-of-words.html Two leading Republicans have begun an unusually personal war of words over foreign policy. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:20:24 MDT Fall elections loom over National Governors Association meeting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656484/Fall-elections-loom-over-National-Governors-Association-meeting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656484/Fall-elections-loom-over-National-Governors-Association-meeting.html Partisan divisions over immigration, education and health care are intensifying as dozens of the nation's governors meet just... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:17:11 MDT President Obama aims to shift border crisis political debate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656456/President-Obama-aims-to-shift-border-crisis-political-debate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656456/President-Obama-aims-to-shift-border-crisis-political-debate.html Faced with a potentially awkward scene at the Texas-Mexico border, President Barack Obama sought to recast the political... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:35:00 MDT Boehner, McConnell blast Obama border request http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656462/Boehner-McConnell-blast-Obama-border-request.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656462/Boehner-McConnell-blast-Obama-border-request.html Congressional Republican leaders on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:01:56 MDT Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with minors illegally crossing US border http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656383/Obama-seeks-37-billion-to-deal-with-minors-illegally-crossing-US-border.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656383/Obama-seeks-37-billion-to-deal-with-minors-illegally-crossing-US-border.html Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to cope... Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:34:35 MDT White House: Most unaccompanied children crossing border won't stay in US http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656356/White-House-Most-unaccompanied-children-crossing-border-wont-stay-in-US.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656356/White-House-Most-unaccompanied-children-crossing-border-wont-stay-in-US.html The White House said Monday that most unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border are unlikely to qualify for... Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:27:39 MDT Legal, political hurdles in child migrant crisis http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656295/Legal-political-hurdles-in-child-migrant-crisis.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656295/Legal-political-hurdles-in-child-migrant-crisis.html The legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama administration as it copes with thousands of Central... Sun, 06 Jul 2014 14:52:07 MDT Immigrant surge underscores Texas political divide http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655952/Immigrant-surge-underscores-Texas-political-divide.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655952/Immigrant-surge-underscores-Texas-political-divide.html Texas Democrats say the solution for dealing with the thousands of immigrant children pouring into the country is a softer,... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 17:59:55 MDT Obama to seek more than $2 billion in border aid; Nancy Pelosi visits Texas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655925/Obama-to-seek-more-than-2-billion-in-border-aid-Nancy-Pelosi-visits-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655925/Obama-to-seek-more-than-2-billion-in-border-aid-Nancy-Pelosi-visits-Texas.html President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion to respond to the flood of immigrants illegally entering the U.S.... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:28:12 MDT My view: America should look beyond slogans and smooth presentations http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605684/America-should-look-beyond-slogans-and-smooth-presentations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605684/America-should-look-beyond-slogans-and-smooth-presentations.html Even though the 2014 elections are still five months away, it’s not too early to start thinking about the 2016... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:41:41 MDT