August 1, 2012 The governor's choice for U.S. Senate, David Dewhurst, was bulldozed by Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz. The reversal in Perry's fortunes should chasten all who try to predict political outcomes.
March 21, 2012 They've posted thousands of queries about menstruation and other women's health issues as a protest of the Texas governor's positions.
January 31, 2012 A new disclosure report documents how Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry lost his fundraising base. Donors gave up long before Perry dropped out two weeks ago.
January 19, 2012 The Texas governor leaves a race he once led. He throws his support to the former House speaker. "There is no viable path forward for me," Perry told supporters this morning in South Carolina.
January 12, 2012 Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced his presidential campaign in South Carolina last August, but it may soon come to an end in the same state where it started. Ben Philpott of KUT News reports on Morning Edition that Perry hopes to make a stand in the Palmetto State.
January 11, 2012 The real danger of the Bain story will not be manifest among Republicans this winter and spring. The real danger is that the story bobs back up in the summer and fall.
January 10, 2012 A federal judge will decide on Friday whether Virginia must give more GOP candidates access to its March 6 primary ballot.
January 9, 2012 Despite the lukewarm way most Republicans respond to Mitt Romney in the Granite State, no one challenger has emerged to capitalize on the dissatisfaction.
January 9, 2012 Six women in Derry, N.H., talk with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep about the economy, federal spending and who's the biggest flip-flopper in Tuesday's GOP primary.
January 9, 2012 Candidates have gone into New Hampshire in the past with high expectations, only to be shot down, even if they won. Mitt Romney knows the Granite State is set with traps for his nomination.
January 7, 2012 The crash-and-burn nature of the Texas governor's campaign was on display at his headquarters in Manchester. There was no one at the front desk, no volunteers making phone calls, just a landscape of largely empty offices and a stack of enormous Perry signs.
January 4, 2012 Though he said last night that he would go home to reassess his bid for the presidency — a signal that he might drop out of the race — Texas Gov. Rick Perry just tweeted that "the next leg of the marathon is the Palmetto State."
December 28, 2011 The Texas governor asked a federal court to stop Virginia from printing its March 6 GOP primary ballots while it considers a legal challenge to the ballot qualification measures, which would leave only two candidates on the official Republican ballot. Newt Gingrich also is considering action.