The Response, a national day of prayer and fasting hosted by Rick Perry at Reliant Stadium in Houston, united tens of thousands of worshipers but left others angry at what they saw as the Texas governor's decision to blur the line between church and state.Full Story
Justin Dehn is a multimedia producer at the Tribune whose focus is videography and television production. He's been shooting TV news for more than a decade, most recently as a staff photojournalist at Austin's KVUE-TV from 2006 to 2010. At the Tribune, Dehn has been behind the camera for Tribune franchises Stump Interrupted, Face-Off and all the TribLive conversations, as well the stories we've produced each week for our dozen TV partners around the state.
Gov. Rick Perry is finally getting the national spotlight he’ll need to run for president, but this weekend’s “day of prayer and fasting” rally in Houston may not be the kind of attention he was looking for.Full Story
To control the feral hog population, the Texas Legislature is legalizing the practice of allowing licensed hunters to buy seats on aircrafts and shoot the animals themselves.Full Story
As Gov. Rick Perry mulls the possibility of entering the GOP presidential primary, the Tribune takes a look at how he has crafted his image in a series of campaign ads through the years.Full Story
July 21, 2011 Texas Sen. Cornyn addresses the final shuttle landing .Full Story
Gov. Rick Perry says there are many factors influencing his decision on whether to run for the GOP presidential nomination. Perry told a group of reporters Tuesday he is concerned for the future of this country and fears for its values.Full Story
Gov. Rick Perry responds to questions about embattled media baron Rupert Murdoch's contributions to the Republican Governors Association.Full Story
Gov. Rick Perry was asked this morning whether he'd be interested in the vice presidency. (Spoiler alert: No.)
Part 4 of 4 of The Trib's analysis of Perry’s campaign ads. UT-Austin political analyst and documentary filmmaker Paul Stekler analyzes Rick Perry's latest campaign ads from the 2010 gubernatorial race below, and notes the governor's campaign style has changed over the years. "The camera does like the governor a lot," he said.Full Story
Part 3 of 4 of The Trib's analysis of Perry’s campaign ads below. This segment features documentary filmmaker Paul Stekler's analysis of Rick Perry's attack ad against U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison during the 2010 GOP primary, a race that matched Perry's campaign prowess against the state’s Republican establishment by tapping into the growing frustration against the federal government’s bailouts of the financial and auto industries in 2008.
Part 2 of 4 of The Trib's analysis of Perry’s campaign ads. This segment features the only known ad to feature Rick Perry and the Bush family together, followed by political analyst and award-winning documentary filmmaker Paul Stekler’s analysis of the election for lieutenant governor Perry won by a mere two-point margin.Full Story
Part 1 of 4 of The Trib's analysis of Perry’s campaign ads. This segment features Rick Perry's first general and comparison ads from the 1990 race for agriculture commissioner, followed by analysis from Emmy and Peabody award-winning documentary filmmaker and UT-Austin political analyst Paul Stekler.Full Story
Reviewing 20 years of Rick Perry's political advertising reveals his metamorphosis as a public figure — and why he could be an effective national candidate.Full Story
Gov. Rick Perry elaborated this morning on what being "called" to the presidency means and said — per usual — that he's still weighing his options.Full Story
At a Tuesday press conference, the governor said regardless of whether he decides to run for the GOP presidential nomination, he will continue traveling to promote the state of Texas.Full Story