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Slide Show: Perry Stumps Across Iowa

After officially launching his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination on Saturday, Gov. Rick Perry headed to Iowa and dived into retail politics. The Tribune compiled a slide show of images of the governor's Hawkeye state visit.

Presidential hopeful Gov. Rick Perry campaigns in Waterloo, Iowa on August 14th, 2011

After officially launching his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination on Saturday, Gov. Rick Perry headed to Iowa, which holds the nation's first caucus early next year, and dived into retail politics: a visit to the State Fair, a speech in Waterloo (just ahead of rival Rep. Michelle Bachmann), lots of handshaking and many media interviews. The Tribune compiled a slide show of images of the governor's visit.

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