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.
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.
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.
When Gov. Rick Perry left the presidential campaign trail Thursday, he took his considerable fundraising muscle with him. His departure frees up his federal campaign coffers and the support of the Super PAC that backed Perry.
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.
Evan Smith and Emily Ramshaw discuss Gov. Rick Perry's exit from the presidential race and look ahead at what Texans can expect now that their leader is returning from five months on the campaign trail.
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).
Rick Perry's last attack might be successful and put a significant dent in Mitt Romney's run for president. If so, the Texas governor might have landed a successful punch after he was already out of the fight.
Following Rick Perry's decision to leave the campaign trail, his strategists suggest he could run for governor — or even for the presidency — again. "As you know, we don't have term limits in Texas," Perry adviser Ray Sullivan said.