Rick Perry

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State Of The Race: Governor: Texas

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Rick Perry (R) faces Bill White (D) in the November election.
Rick Perry's references to opponent(s): 0 uses in the last 7 days (down 100%).

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Top This Week

jobs

2,1,2,0,2,8,1,2

  • Last 7 days: 2 uses (up 100% over last week)

taxes

2,0,2,1,0,2,0,1

  • Last 7 days: 1 uses (up 100% over last week)

deficit

0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1

  • Last 7 days: 1 uses (up 100% over last week)

Top Overall

jobs

2,1,2,0,2,8,1,2

  • Overall: 119 uses since Aug. 30

economy

1,0,1,2,0,4,1,0

  • Overall: 110 uses since Aug. 30

taxes

2,0,2,1,0,2,0,1

  • Overall: 109 uses since Aug. 30

Colors correspond to a word's relative popularity in the last 7 days. Words in orange are being used more frequently this week; gray, less frequently. 'Sparkline' graphs plot each word's motion over the last 8 weeks.

Recent uses of words we're tracking

...to travel the state during these final days speaking directly to voters and promoting positive conservative principles of low taxes, limited government and personal liberty.” On Twitter? Follow @GovernorPerry for updates from Rick Perry himself, @GovPerry2010 for updates from the...

— via RSS (October 27)

...to keep spending in check.” “A balanced budget with no new taxes.” “And I’ll keep my focus on new jobs…” Text: New Jobs “… and stronger schools…” Text: Stronger Schools “… and securing our border.” Text: Securing Our Border ...

— via RSS (October 27)

...choice.” Text: Governor Rick Perry “As your governor I’ll continue to fight to keep spending in check.” “A balanced budget with no new taxes.” “And I’ll keep my focus on new jobs…” Text: New Jobs “… and stronger schools…” ...

— via RSS (October 27)

...Sanctuary City policies that made it difficult for officers to safely do their jobs.” Text: Officer union calls for change in immigration rule Houston Chronicle May 11, 2009 SOURCE: “Officer union calls for change in immigration rule,” Houston Chronicle, 5/11/09,...

— via RSS (October 25)

...several times before. And in fact, he had been deported.” SOURCE: “Shooting raises issue of policing immigrants,” Houston Chronicle, 9/23/06, http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/special/immigration/4208808.html “In the past, Bill White supported Sanctuary City policies that made it difficult for officers to safely do...

— via RSS (October 25)

...spread his conservative, principled message to Texas voters. To participate, visit http://do.nr/s6 As the good news about Texas’ economy continues to spread across the nation, we continue to build momentum for a November 2nd victory. But we cannot...

— via RSS (October 25)

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