Inside Gov. Perry’s Hill Country Meeting with Evangelicals AUDIO

My friend Jay Root at the Texas Tribune was able to get some incredible details about the recent gathering in the Texas Hill Country in which Gov. Perry talked with Christian Evangelicals for about 8 hours. As Jay reports, the governor was asked some pointed questions, including one that prompted him to say nothing in […]

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Is Rick Perry Dumb? No. (AUDIO)

The major political news site Politico asks the question out loud:  “Is Governor Perry dumb? ”

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South Texas Oilfield Could “Dwarf” All Others in The State AUDIO

New numbers released by an investment bank find the Eagle Ford Shale, already thought to be be a huge oil find, could “dwarf” all other oil fields in Texas. 

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Gov. Perry Among Those Deadlocked with Obama AUDIO

President Obama’s handling of the economy seems to be at the heart of why all the “top-tier” Republicans in the race for the White House, including Gov. Perry, would be essentially tied with him if the election were held today.  That’s a long way to say Mr. Obama’s real opponent  appears to be the way […]

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Perry vs Bush AUDIO

Governor Perry has taken heat as of late from Democrats and liberals, which we all expect.  But, some did not expect him to be criticized so sharply by the likes of “the architect” of Gov. Bush’s successful run for the White House: Karl Rove. It’s been written about all over the place, including here, here, […]

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Would Rick Perry Crack Down on Illegal Immigration as President? AUDIO

One of the most pressing issues for conservative Republican primary voters is illegal immigration.  It’s also an issue that could prove troublesome for Gov. Perry in his presidential bid. 

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How Much Credit Can Rick Perry Claim for Texas Economy? AUDIO

Now that Gov. Perry has announced for the White House, the debate has quickly shifted to how much credit he can really claim for the Texas economy.  In short: He takes lots.  Others, the loudest being Democrats, say “not so fast.” 

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Ring the Bell: Perry is In

If President Obama wore boots, like Rick Perry does, now would be the time to shake in them. That’s because Republican primary voters now have a candidate in Perry that not only can they be excited about but who actually has a shot at beating Mr. Obama for the White House.

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Red State Founder Argues Perry Candidacy “Will Resonate”

One of the founders of the event in South Carolina where Governor Perry is set to announce his presidential candidacy says a Perry bid for the White House will “resonate.”

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When Does Governor Perry’s “Honeymoon” as Candidate End? AUDIO

Now that we know Governor Perry is for sure running for president, a revelation that followed my report that the campaign plane is apparently ready, I wondered how long it will be before Perry’s Republican rivals will start to really attack him.

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