The Big Conversation
Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday threw cold water on speculation about a potential 2014 showdown with one of his political allies.
As WFAA-TV reported yesterday, Perry revealed that Attorney General Greg Abbott had told him that he wouldn't run for governor in 2014 if Perry decided to seek re-election.
"Greg is a dear friend," Perry said. "He has said clearly that if I ran again he's not going to be running against me. But that's beside the point."
Abbott's campaign wouldn't confirm whether such a conservation had taken place.
"Gov. Perry and ...