Politics

Bob Daemmrich

Allbaugh at Center of Perry Campaign Drama

The longtime George W. Bush loyalist is being privately blamed for the widely reported civil war between veteran Rick Perry staffers and Washington, D.C., hands brought in to revive the Texas governor's flagging presidential campaign.

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Bob Daemmrich

Perry Looks to Regain Power in Texas Legislature

Gov. Rick Perry must now get back to work in Texas. But after a poor performance on the national stage, what's in store for Perry as he re-engages in state politics? Ben Philpott of KUT News and the Tribune reports.

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Bob Daemmrich

After Fourth-Place Finish, Paul Remains Resolute

The lone Texan left in the presidential nomination hunt, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, finished in fourth place tonight in the South Carolina Republican primary, but the liberty-loving, war-hating candidate is nowhere near ready to give up.

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Bob Daemmrich

How Did Perry Fall?

Now that Gov. Rick Perry has exited the presidential race, some may wonder how a candidate who entered the race as a front-runner fell so far. Ben Philpott of KUT News and the Tribune reports.

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CNN

Paul, Three Remaining Rivals Square Off in Debate

Rick Perry may be out of the presidential race, but Texas Congressman Ron Paul is still fighting for the nomination. During Thursday night's CNN debate, he showed he’s still got plenty of fire in the belly heading into Saturday’s South Carolina primary.

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Inside Intelligence: Coming Home

Now what? This week, we asked the insiders what Gov. Rick Perry's reentry into state politics will be like (and, it should be noted, collected these answers before the governor dropped out of the presidential race on Thursday morning).

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