Rick Perry


  • Tesla wants Texas auto sales regulations loosened Sunday, 7 Dec 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    AUSTIN, Texas— Tesla passed on Texas as the site of its new $5 billion battery factory, but the company still hopes to sell its electric cars directly to Texans over the Internet, instead of through dealerships, and it is dangling the carrot of future investment projects as an incentive. The practice is prohibited in Texas and at least somewhat restricted by many...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- The morning after President Barack Obama announced his sweeping action to overhaul the U.S. immigration system, conservative groups and states were already pulling together legal strategies to dismantle the plan. Opponents said there will likely be a three-pronged legal approach to stymie Obama's moves: Congress could sue the president for...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 20- President Barack Obama planned on Thursday to ease the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million illegal immigrants, as leading Democrats lined up behind the U.S. leader in the face of Republican attacks. Obama dispatched his chief of staff, Denis McDonough, to Capitol Hill for lunch with Senate Democrats who grilled him on the politics and...

  • Kudlow: Wait...Hillary lost to WHO? Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:58 PM ET

    Buried deep inside Tuesday's exit polls is a series of numbers on presidential contenders that will blow your mind, says Larry Kudlow.

  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry appears in court Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 4:56 PM ET
    Texas Governor Rick Perry.

    Gov. Rick Perry said abuse of power charges aren't affecting his job as he made his first court appearance, NBC News reports.

  • 'Preparing' for 2016 presidential bid: Rick Perry Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    Texas Governor Rick Perry.

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry told CNBC Monday he was thinking about and preparing for another White House run in 2016.

  • Rick Perry: Preparing for 2016 presidential run  Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry told CNBC he is thinking about and preparing for a 2016 White House run.

  • Gov. Perry: Ebola funds late in coming  Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry, discusses current protocols in place for a potential Ebola patient.

  • Toyota's Texas-sized headquarters  Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to CNBC's Phil LeBeau, about Toyota's new national headquarters in Plano, Texas. Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz, weighs in.

  • Health workers use Tabasco for Ebola training Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 7:14 PM ET
    A bottle of Tabasco sauce is shown during an event in New Orleans.

    Health workers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center are using Tabasco sauce to train for Ebola patient care.

  • Ebola lawsuits would face high hurdles in Texas Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 6- Potential suits against the Dallas, Texas hospital that sent home a patient later diagnosed with Ebola face long odds in the face of state medical malpractice laws. Texas tort-reform measures have made it one of the hardest places in the United States to sue over medical errors, especially those that occurred in the emergency room, according to...

  • WASHINGTON/ DALLAS, Oct 6- President Barack Obama said on Monday that the government would develop expanded screening of airline passengers for Ebola, both in the West African countries hit by the disease and the United States. Authorities in the United States and the public are on alert following Duncan's diagnosis just over a week ago, raising concerns that...

  • The Spanish nurse infected by Ebola is moved by ambulance to Carlos III Hospital from Alcorcon Hospital on October 8, 2014 in Alcorcon, Spain.

    A nurse in Spain has become the first person to contract Ebola outside of West Africa, as an NBC News freelancer arrived in Nebraska for treatment.

  • WASHINGTON/ DALLAS, Oct 6- Federal officials and airlines are discussing whether U.S. airports should screen passengers to identify people who might have Ebola, but the White House on Monday said a ban on travel from West African countries would slow the fight against the virus. "What we're looking to do is review these screening measures," White House spokesman...

  • DALLAS, Oct 6- The fifth American to contract Ebola in West Africa arrived in the United States for treatment on Monday as the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus on U.S. soil was in critical condition at a Dallas hospital, officials said. A private plane carrying Ashoka Mukpo, a freelance cameraman for NBC News who contracted Ebola in Liberia, landed in...

  • *Medicaid expansion key part of Obama's healthcare reform. Up to a dozen states, including several led by Republicans, could move forward with plans to expand coverage under Medicaid after the November elections. Texas Governor Rick Perry once said expanding Medicaid would be similar to "adding a thousand people to the Titanic."

  • SAN ANTONIO, Sept 22- Privately owned SpaceX started construction in south Texas on Monday for what the company said will be the first private commercial orbital launch facility in the world.

  • Texas Gov. Perry booked on felony charges Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:30 PM ET
    Gov. Rick Perry's mug shot after he was booked on abuse of power charges on Aug. 19, 2014.

    Rick Perry, who is mulling a second presidential run in 2016, reported to the Travis County Courthouse on Tuesday

  • Rick Perry answers charges against him  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    Texas Governor Rick Perry was indicted yesterday by a grand jury that said he abused his office. Perry says he stood up for the rule of law and would do it again.

  • Texas' Perry indicted for coercion for veto threat Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 7:05 PM ET
    Texas Governor Rick Perry

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.