In Monday night's debate in South Carolina, Texas Gov. Rick Perry appeared more confident, while Congressman Ron Paul refused to waver on his anti-war, noninterventionist foreign policies. Perry challenged front-runner Mitt Romney to release his tax returns "so the people of this country can see how you made your money."Full Story
Ron Paul represents Congressional District 14 in Texas. He first served in Congress from 1976-77, then again from 1979-85 and again beginning in 1997.
Paul serves on the House Committee on Financial Services, where he is the chairman of the Oversight and Investigations subcommittee. He is also serves on the International Monetary Policy and Trade subcommittee, along with the House ...
Gov. Rick Perry's frenetic campaign schedule suggests he is not thinking much about the moment his presidential run will come to an end. But in an interview before a studio audience Monday in Myrtle Beach, Perry sounded somewhat less certain of victory and finally willing, perhaps, to look beyond a campaign that started off with such hope but quickly went off the rails.Full Story
Tan and Root on the Texas presidential candidates returning to the state where Rick Perry started his campaign, Philpott on Perry's swipes at Mitt Romney, Ramshaw on Griffin Perry's tweets, M. Smith on the next round of fights over student testing, E. Smith's TribLive interview with Michael Quinn Sullivan, yours truly on the sliding primary election calendar, Hamilton on higher-education efforts to bolster the Texas work force, Grissom's interview with John Raley, Galbraith on the greenhouse gas wars and Aguilar on making it easier for immigrants to return to the U.S.: The best of our best content from January 9 to 13, 2012.Full Story
The Supreme Court examines a simple question without an easy answer: Delay the Texas elections, or use maps that haven't been vetted?Full Story
The Tribune's Thanh Tan is in New Hampshire this week. She's been talking to local voters in restaurants and at Dr. Ron Paul's public events. Watch the video to find out what they told her about the Texas congressman's efforts to get their vote.Full Story
Texas Congressman Ron Paul is the runner-up in the New Hampshire primary. The campaign considers this a victory, and it sets the stage for him to take his message to South Carolina and beyond.Full Story
Perry, who came in fifth place in the Iowa caucuses, says he didn't come to South Carolina to "come in second." But the governor declined to say what whether he would give up and go home if he doesn’t win the Palmetto State.Full Story
Not all went according to plan for U.S. Rep. Ron Paul on the campaign trail the day before the New Hampshire primary.Full Story
Both came ready to brawl. But neither Gov. Rick Perry nor U.S. Rep. Ron Paul managed to nudge Mitt Romney out of the limelight at this morning’s debate.Full Story
The bad news for the GOP’s presidential hopefuls from Texas? No blows landed on Mitt Romney in Saturday night’s nationally televised New Hampshire debate to knock the front-runner from his perch.
A video postcard from Manchester, N.H., where the GOP candidates are getting ready to face each other in a debate sponsored by ABC News and WMUR.Full Story
The first week of 2012 started with the first presidential voting of the cycle, and our coverage included Dehn's videos of Rick Perry's "reassessment" and "next leg of the marathon" speeches, Ramshaw's reporting on the rationale behind his decision and Root's analysis of just what happened in the hours after the Iowa results came in, plus Galbraith on the Texas critters that might be added to the endangered list, Tan's look at new laws regulating payday lenders, Hamilton on an impending battle over tuition increases at UT, and Murphy with a new data map using the latest Census numbers for Texas: The best of our best content from January 2 to 6, 2012.Full Story