Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 2015.
U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, hosted her first Roast and Ride in Boone, Iowa, on June 6, 2015. The fundraiser featured a lineup of Republican politicians vying for the audience's affections leading up to the Iowa caucuses.
A group of veterans and supporters ride with Governor Rick Perry from Perry to Boone, Iowa, on June 6, 2015, as part of the Ride with Rick event. The fundraiser benefited the Puppy Jake Foundation, an organization that trains service dogs for wounded veterans.
Former Gov. Rick Perry speaks to an audience of veterans and supporters at a fundraiser for the Puppy Jake Foundation in Iowa, on June 6, 2015.
Former Gov. Rick Perry addresses Iowans on Monday in Le Mars. The stop came during a five-day swing through the critical early-voting state as Perry ramps up for a 2016 presidential bid.
Former Gov. Rick Perry shakes hands at a Cedar Rapids event kicking off a five-day swing through Iowa in May.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz talks to supporters at the Peace Center in Greenville, S.C., on May 9, 2015.
Rick Perry speaks at a question-and-answer forum in Taylors, S.C., on May 8, 2015.