Texas Monthly's Nate Blakeslee contributed to this report.
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Gov. Rick Perry is going home for some "prayer and reflection" to decide whether to continue his presidential quest after a dismal fifth-place finish in the Iowa caucuses on Tuesday.
"I decided to return to Texas to assess the results of tonight’s caucus, to determine whether there is a path forward for myself in this race," Perry said in an emotional speech late Tuesday night.
Perry's decision to cancel plans to fly to South Carolina on Wednesday represented an abrupt reversal from his vow only ...