The Big Conversation:
Gov. Rick Perry, looking to get Iowans on board his struggling campaign, has turned to friends at home. About 600 of them, to be precise.
The Dallas Morning News reports today that Perry plans to bring more than 600 influential Texans to Iowa this month as part of a sustained final push for a solid showing in the first-test state.
Perry's entourage will include "party stalwarts, consultants, lobbyists, business supporters and friends," as well as Attorney General Greg Abbott, Comptroller Susan Combs and top campaign aides, according to the Morning News.
“We have a good opportunity ...