Gov. Rick Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Perry’s 1st Court Appearance Delayed Until Nov. 7

Gov. Rick Perry’s first court appearance to face abuse of power charges has been pushed back a week to Nov. 7.

18 hours ago

Doctors test blood samples for the Ebola virus at a mobile laboratory near Monrovia, Liberia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Texas To Create 2 Units To Treat Ebola Patients

Texas will create containment facilities in North Texas and Galveston to treat any future Ebola patients.

20 hours ago

U.S. Air Force soldiers delimit with barbed wire the position of the next Ebola treatment center reserved for contaminated healthcare workers in Monrovia, on Oct. 6, 2014, where the virus continues to claim more victims. (credit: PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Army Colonel: ‘I Think There’s Some Apprehension’ Among Troops Preparing To Fight Ebola

Forgoing combat rifles and body armor, U.S. troops preparing to fight Ebola in Liberia were instead stepping gingerly Thursday into white germ-proof suits and pulling on thick, blue rubber gloves and gas masks.

10/10/2014

Texas Govenor Rick Perry answers questions related to the first confirmed case of the Ebola virus at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas on October 1, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Ebola Case Gives Perry Real-Time Leadership Test

The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, and the revelation that dozens of others in Texas are now being monitored, is a potential health crisis that gives Republican Gov. Rick Perry another real-time leadership test and a chance to look presidential — or ineffective — on a national stage.

10/05/2014

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Judge Excuses Indicted Perry From Next Court Date

A judge has excused indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry from his next court appearance but denied the Republican’s request to skip all other pretrial hearings.

09/26/2014

Founder Elon Musk expects SpaceX to invest $100 million in the world's first commercial orbital spaceport during the next three to four years. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

SpaceX Breaks Ground On Texas Rocket Launch Site

Founder Elon Musk expects SpaceX to invest $100 million in the world’s first commercial orbital spaceport during the next three to four years.

09/22/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a GOP event on Aug. 23, 2014 in Stratham, N.H. (credit: Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Cites Joan Rivers To Back Clinic Law

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday invoked comedian Joan Rivers’ death at a surgical clinic while defending a law he signed that would close the majority of abortion facilities in the nation’s second-most populous state.

09/21/2014

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Judge Finds Texas Abortion Rules Unconstitutional

Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional.

08/30/2014

File photo of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) (L) and Texas Governor Rick Perry standing together during a press conference at the front gate of Fort Hood about Iraq war veteran, Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on April 4, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas Abuzz About Possible Perry-Cruz 2016 Battle

The prospect of a two-Texan presidential tilt is dominating political conversation in the state, even outshining a fiercely contested governor’s race — and starting to get noticed nationally. Perry’s preparations have long been obvious, while Cruz is working to raise his profile beyond just the far-right base and insert himself into the presidential conversation.

08/28/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a GOP event on Aug. 23, 2014 in Stratham, N.H. (credit: Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry: We Need GOP To Control Congress To Solve Immigration, National Issues

Texas Gov. Rick Perry told South Carolina Republicans on Wednesday that it’s important for the GOP to control Congress so they can solve the country’s immigration problem and other national issues.

08/28/2014

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