Gov. Rick Perry
Aug 21, 2014 — The Texas governor exploring a 2016 presidential bid says the Islamic State is too big of a threat to take direct intervention off the table.
Aug 16, 2014 — Texas Gov. Rick Perry says the felony abuse-of-power charges against him are politically motivated, calling it a "farce of a prosecution."
Aug 4, 2014 — A recent poll shows Texas Gov. Rick Perry tied for first place in a hypothetical GOP contest for the 2016 presidential nomination — mostly thanks to sending the Texas National Guard to the border.
Jul 14, 2014 — In a dispute between the University of Texas president and Gov. Rick Perry, the governor may have lost the battle — but he may yet win the higher education reform war.
Jul 10, 2014 — President Obama knows he's unlikely to get support from Texas' predominantly Republican congressional delegation, but being rebuffed will make it easier for him to shift blame to the GOP.
Jun 6, 2014 — The long-serving Texas governor may be stepping down, but that doesn't mean his political career is over. There's still "tread left in our tires," says his wife.
Jul 2, 2013 — Gov. Rick Perry is expected to answer the question of whether he'll run for re-election to a fourth term when he meets with supporters Monday.
Jun 12, 2013 — Gov. Rick Perry, a red state conservative, is sticking it to blue states by trying to persuade their businesses to move to Texas.
Jul 20, 2012 — To make insurance more affordable, the federal health law requires every state to conduct a special review whenever a health insurer wants to raise premiums more than 10 percent. The Texas insurance department hasn't completed a reviews of any of the nine qualifying rate increases. So the companies' rate increases have taken effect.
Jul 11, 2012 — As governors weigh whether to participate in an expansion of Medicaid under the federal health law, some worry the change could attract people who don't qualify for a special subsidy. Adding them to Medicaid rolls could strain states' budgets.