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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Rick Perry is the “Sam Houston of Political Money” AUDIO

Some of my sources in Austin say there may very well be a jet in a hangar right now (in an undisclosed location) with “Rick Perry for America” emblazoned on the sides. 

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National Media Descends on Austin, Diggin’ for Dirt on Perry AUDIO

It’s been really interesting to see the national media reporters all over Austin trying to find juicy nuggets to report about Governor Perry. 

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Texas School Funding Could “Really Hurt Perry A Lot” AUDIO

The lawsuit filed against the state over its business tax, known as the “margins tax,” could prove to be quite the thorny issue for Governor Perry if he decides to run for president. 

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Perry Set to “Make Intentions Clear” AUDIO

Governor Perry is now said to be very close to “making his intentions clear” about his possible bid for the White House.  

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Perry Prayer Rally “Establishes Him as the Frontrunner for the Republican Nomination” AUDIO

Even though it was billed as a non-political event, Governor Perry’s day of prayer and fasting at Reliant Stadium in Houston is being seen in Austin as a political success. 

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Lobbying the “Super Committee” (Audio & Video)

If you missed it, I reported to Keith Garvin on CBS 11 News that people I’m talking to are really nervous about this so-called “Super Committee” created by the debt deal struck this week by President Obama and leaders in Congress.

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