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Rick Perry

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  • Attendees to American Enterprise Institute's world forum revealed

    WASHINGTON Sandwiched between two defining conservative events CPCAC and the Iowa Ag Summit is a less publicized but crucial confab for Republican presidential hopefuls seeking support from well-heeled donors. Held at the remote, luxury Sea Island...
  • Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry touts low taxes in Va. visit

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry touted his record to Virginia Republicans on Tuesday as someone who favors low taxes and a more aggressive foreign policy. The potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate was the headliner of a Republican Party of Virginia...
  • Weissert named head of AP's Austin bureau

    Will Weissert, an Associated Press political reporter and former longtime Latin America correspondent, has been named administrative correspondent in Austin. The appointment was announced by Maud Beelman, the AP's editor for Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas....
  • With 2016 in mind, Jeb Bush taps New Hampshire strategist

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who is weighing a presidential bid, made his first hire in the key early voting state of New Hampshire on Thursday, bringing aboard veteran political strategist Rich Killion. If Bush formally seeks the Republican...
  • War hero who coordinated fatal Bin Laden raid learns political reality running Univ. of Texas

    When the University of Texas System sought a new chancellor, it turned away from the ivory tower candidates of academia and hired a war hero: the man who coordinated the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. Retired Adm. William McRaven was lauded as the...
  • Facing longer deployment, Texas National Guard wants 'predictability' on border timeframe

    Facing a longer mission on the Texas-Mexico border than planned since being deployed last summer, the Texas National Guard on Wednesday sought "predictability" for the troops who are sleeping in motels and watching for a dwindling number of people...
  • Troubles at home for some GOP potential White House candidates?

    WASHINGTON As hordes of Republicans fan out across the country building support for possible runs at the 2016 presidential nomination, many might want to keep an eye on the home front. Often, the people who know them best largely oppose their home...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Will age be a factor in 2016 race?

    Americans always like something new. A recent focus group session with a cross section of Colorado voters showed how that might affect the unfolding 2016 presidential campaign. Participants in the nonpartisan focus group conducted by veteran Democratic...
  • Some potential 2016 presidential candidates fault Obama war powers plan as too limited

    Some Republicans who want to succeed President Barack Obama in the White House are voicing concern that his request to Congress for a limited authorization to use military force against Islamic State terrorists in the Middle East isn't robust enough....
  • Punt, fumble or touchdown? These GOP candidates won't endorse evolution

    As Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker showed on Wednesday, the theory of evolution continues to trip up presidential aspirants. Over the past few election cycles, Democratic candidates often voiced their unabashed support of Darwin's scientific breakthrough,...
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker refuses to state position on evolution following London speech

    Likely 2016 presidential candidate Scott Walker refused to say Wednesday whether he believes in the theory of evolution, dodging that question and several others about foreign policy after delivering a speech about global trade in London. "I'm going to...