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Analysis: A New, Dimmer Era For Rick Perry

Gov. Rick Perry announcing on Jan. 19, 2012, that he's withdrawing from the presidential race.
Gov. Rick Perry announcing on Jan. 19, 2012, that he's withdrawing from the presidential race.

Any longtime Perry watcher worth his salt knows the handsome fly boy from Paint Creek, Texas will do everything in his power to stay relevant in state and national politics, even after a second embarrassing withdrawal from presidential politics.

CNN Drops Perry From Second Debate

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina joins Rick Perry on the campaign trail in Kimballton, Iowa.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina joins Rick Perry on the campaign trail in Kimballton, Iowa.

For the second time in a row, former Gov. Rick Perry has failed to make the prime time lineup in a GOP presidential debate, though Carly Fiorina will move to the big show, CNN announced Thursday.

State Formally Challenges Pro-Perry Ruling

Gov. Rick Perry speaks to reporters on Aug. 16, 2014, the day after a grand jury indicted him on two felony counts related to his veto of public integrity unit funding.
Gov. Rick Perry speaks to reporters on Aug. 16, 2014, the day after a grand jury indicted him on two felony counts related to his veto of public integrity unit funding.

The state is officially challenging an appeals court ruling last month that dismissed one of two counts in the abuse-of-power indictment against former Gov. Rick Perry. 

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