Updated 11:34 a.m.
Gov. Rick Perry had surgery this morning for a recurring back ailment, and will likely be in recovery for "a couple of days," his spokesman Mark Miner said.
"It went according to plan," Miner said. "Everything went well."
Could Perry use this respite to decide whether to make a run for the White House? Miner said there are no new details on that front, and that the governor is continuing to consider a run.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, considering a run for the White House, will undergo a minor surgical procedure in a couple of ...