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  • Rick Perry answers charges against him

    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 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.

  • Texas Governor Rick Perry

    A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to bolster security along the Mexico border.

  • The Federal Reserve building

    A surge of Republican pressure is bringing the Fed's long-held independence into question again.

  • Detainees are escorted as hundreds of mostly Central American children are being held at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection center in Nogales, Ariz., on June 18, 2014.

    President Obama is resisting calls to visit the border during his two-day fundraising trip to Texas.

  • Texas Governor Rick Perry

    No governor is as closely linked with America's Top States for Business as Rick Perry. Texas has dominated, even if it's not No. 1 in 2014.

  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry has acknowledged it was a mistake for him to compare alcoholism and homosexuality in an effort to explain his views.

  • Browne on Perry's view of homosexuality: Dangerous

    Former BP CEO John Browne, responds to Gov. Rick Perry's statement comparing homosexuality to alcoholism.

  • Coming out is good for business: Browne

    Former BP CEO John Browne, shares his experience as a gay CEO at BP, as his new book "The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out Is Good For Business," is released.

  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

    Republican Gov. Rick Perry tells CNBC that he doesn't "necessarily condone" what he referred to as the gay "lifestyle," nor does he "condemn it either."

  • Gov. Perry on same-sex marriage

    Gov. Rick Perry, (R-Texas), shares his thoughts on gay marriage and is asked why he equated it to alcoholism.

  • Gov. Perry addresses immigration issues

    It's really fairly simple - secure the border, says Gov. Rick Perry, (R-Texas), sharing his views on immigration and securing the U.S. borders.

  • Texas' pitch to Tesla

    Gov. Rick Perry, (R-Texas), discusses his efforts to recruit Tesla to build a factory in his state.

  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry gives the keynote speech at the California Republican Party convention in Anaheim, Calif.

    The Texas governor is on a high-profile barnstorming tour across the country, trying to lure businesses to the Lone Star State. What it means for 2016.

  • Gov. Perry leaves door open for 2016 election

    Gov. Perry for president in 2016? Governor Rick Perry, (R-Texas), discusses the possibility of running for president and the vision of the Republican Party.

  • Gov. Perry: Do away with Obamacare

    Governor Rick Perry, (R-Texas), shares a better strategy for a health care reform.

  • Gov. Perry: Putin does not fear US

    Governor Rick Perry, (R-Texas), shares strategy for Crimea and discusses foreign policy and the energy boom.

  • Gov. Perry wows crowd at CPAC

    Aaron Blake, The Washington Post political reporter, discusses Governor Rick Perry speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference where Perry outlined small-government vision and praised the accomplishments of fellow Republican governors.

  • Gov. Perry rouses CPAC crowd

    Texas Governor Rick Perry drew a big response by mocking economic conditions in California and New York on the second day of CPAC.

  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry takes a break from his trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to speak with CNBC about Obamacare, energy and jobs.