September 8, 2011 We converted Wednesday night's Republican presidential debate transcript into a word cloud so you can see the language the candidates used the most.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry addressed the Veterans of Foreign Wars 112th National Conference on Aug. 29. He'll participate in his first presidential debate this week.
September 6, 2011 The new Republican frontrunner, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, will take part in his first presidential debate Wednesday night. In advance of his debut, we looked back at key moments from the previous debate performances of the longest-serving governor in Texas history.
August 19, 2011 The dueling campaigns over the repeal of Senate Bill 5, the Ohio law that would limit collective bargaining for public employees, are on track to spend $40 million or more by November. Where's that money coming from? And what does it mean for the controversial law's future?
COLUMBUS, OH - A union supporter outside during Gov. John Kasich's March 2011 State of the State address.
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August 18, 2011 Ohio Gov. John Kasich is seeking to avert a showdown with unions in his state, over a fall referendum on a bill that virtually erases collective bargaining rights of public workers.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry announces that he will run for the Republican presidential nomination, in Charleston, S.C., on Saturday.
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August 13, 2011 Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry officially declared he was seeking the White House, promising to "get America working again." While his home state has added thousands of new jobs during his tenure, the Lone Star state's economic picture is mixed.
Texas governor Rick Perry speaks on June 18, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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August 10, 2011 The Texas governor is widely expected to enter the presidential race this weekend, and once he does, the strength of his Texas-sized fundraising machine will likely reboot the race for the Republican nomination.
Florida Governor Rick Scott (C) surrounded by workers at a Miami restaurant, July 12, 2011.
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August 5, 2011 Florida Gov. Rick Scott's spending his summer on a charm offensive, after his poll numbers showed he was the most unpopular politician in his home state.
Foes of Ohio legislation that would limit the collective-bargaining rights of public workers unions at the statehouse, Wednesday, March 30, 2011.
August 3, 2011 The bitter battle over union rights in the Rust Belt will continue into the fall, with a referendum to repeal Ohio's anti-collective bargaining law headed for a November ballot.
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