Your afternoon reading:
- "Although still trailing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Gov. Rick Perry has scored his largest share of respondents in a national Republican primary poll since he announced he was considering a presidential run." — Perry now at 18 percent in Rasmussen poll, Trail Blazers
- "Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is 'poised to enter' the presidential race and is holding a high-level strategy session with a small group of top supporters this week, according to an e-mail sent by his 2010 gubernatorial campaign co-chairman." — Top fundraiser: Perry ‘poised to enter’ presidential race, The Fix
- "Another super PAC has been ...