Rick Perry

FRED BARNES: A Texan Takes Manhattan | The Weekly Standard

By at June 24, 2013 | 12:35 am

FRED BARNES: A Texan Takes Manhattan | The Weekly Standard

With Gov. Rick Perry in New York. JUL 1, 2013, VOL. 18, NO. 40 • BY FRED BARNES New York City "Look up the definition of poaching,” Rick Perry told his press secretary Josh Havens. Perry was annoyed at being accused, in headlines and news stories and by Democratic governors, of trying to “poach” companies from blue states and carry them off to Texas, ... Go To Article

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JOHN FUND:: Texas Trumps Governor Moonbeam – NRO

By at February 11, 2013 | 11:05 am

JOHN FUND:: Texas Trumps Governor Moonbeam – NRO

By John Fund -- Texas governor Rick Perry knows how to start a rumble. Last week, he spent a mere $24,000 on radio ads in California, urging firms there to move to Texas, with its “zero state income tax, low overall tax burden, sensible regulations, and fair legal system.” The ad goaded Governor Jerry Brown into telling reporters that Perry’s effort wasn’t ... Go To Article

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LAFFER & SCUDDER:: The Tax Cliff Is a Growth Killer – WSJ

By at July 16, 2012 | 12:55 am

LAFFER & SCUDDER:: The Tax Cliff Is a Growth Killer – WSJ

By ARTHUR B. LAFFER AND FORD M. SCUDDER -- The United States faces an economic collapse thanks to massive tax increases on Jan. 1, and continued deficit spending for years on end. Keynesians worry about spending cuts and to some extent the expiration of the temporary 2% payroll tax cut. But the looming expiration of the Bush tax rate cuts along with new levies ... Go To Article

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RICK PERRY casts ballot for ex-rival Mitt Romney – USA Today

By at May 17, 2012 | 12:19 pm

RICK PERRY casts ballot for ex-rival Mitt Romney – USA Today

By Catalina Camia, USA TODAY We missed this earlier, but it's worth noting: Rick Perry voted yesterday for Mitt Romney in the Texas GOP primary and predicted Romney would defeat President Obama in November. Plus, the Texas governor sounded enthusiastic about choosing his once bitter rival. "On a scale of 10, show me as a 10," Perry is quoted as saying in ... Go To Article

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RICK PERRY endorses Mitt Romney – Yahoo! News

By at April 26, 2012 | 12:05 am

RICK PERRY endorses Mitt Romney – Yahoo! News

By Laura E. Davis | The Ticket Rick Perry, the current Texas governor and former Republican presidential candidate, is endorsing Mitt Romney for president, Fox News and ABC News are reporting. "Mitt Romney has earned the Republican Presidential nomination through hard-work, a strong organization, and disciplined message of restoring America after nearly four years ... Go To Article

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REVIEW & OUTLOOK:: Perry Beats Obama – WSJ

By at March 31, 2012 | 12:10 am

REVIEW & OUTLOOK:: Perry Beats Obama – WSJ

REVIEW & OUTLOOKMarch 29, 2012, 7:49 p.m. ET Texas Governor Rick Perry may not have been able to recall if he wanted to shut down the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, but all Americans should remember the public service that he and his fellow Texans have done by challenging EPA's overreaching regulation. This week the federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ... Go To Article

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GINGRICH-PERRY Pre-Convention Ticket in the Works – Fox News

By at March 12, 2012 | 12:03 am

GINGRICH-PERRY Pre-Convention Ticket in the Works – Fox News

Sources close to the Gingrich campaign say preliminary "what-if" conversations are underway that could lead to a Gingrich-Perry ticket being announced prior to the  Republican National Convention at the end of August. Gingrich insiders hope forming a predetermined ticket with Perry will unite the evangelical, Tea Party and very conservative voters that make up the ... Go To Article

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HEALTH CARE:: Obama Administration To End Funding For Texas Health Program Over State’s Abortion Law – Fox News

By at March 10, 2012 | 8:03 am

HEALTH CARE:: Obama Administration To End Funding For Texas Health Program Over State’s Abortion Law – Fox News

HOUSTON –  The federal government will stop funding a Texas health program that serves 130,000 low-income women because of a state law that bars abortion-affiliated clinics from getting public money, a top U.S. health official said Friday. The federal money, which covers 90 percent of the state's $40 million program, will be phased out between May and September ... Go To Article

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PEGGY NOONAN:: The No-Obama Drama – WSJ

By at January 20, 2012 | 5:21 am

PEGGY NOONAN:: The No-Obama Drama – WSJ

We have entered a new phase, the Republican primary as John Grisham novel. Secret offshore bank accounts, broken love, the testimony of anguished ex-wives: "He wanted an open marriage." A battered old veteran emerges from the background and, in his electoral death throes, provides secret information—"I'm for Newt"—that he hopes will upend a dirty, rotten ... Go To Article

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PERRY DROPS OUT Of Republican Presidential Race, Endorses Gingrich – Fox News

By at January 19, 2012 | 9:13 am

PERRY DROPS OUT Of Republican Presidential Race, Endorses Gingrich – Fox News

Rick Perry dropped out of the presidential race Thursday and endorsed Newt Gingrich, a move that comes just two days before the South Carolina Republican primary. The Texas governor, saying he will return to his state "with pride," announced in South Carolina that "there is no viable path forward for me in this 2012 campaign." After surging to the front of the GOP ... Go To Article

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