Gov. Rick Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the podium to the National Right to Life Committee during their opening general session at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport Hotel on June 27, 2013.  (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Perry: To Deter Grousing, State Won’t Pay Lawyers

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he believes taxpayers should have picked up his legal tab but opted to use campaign funds “to keep from having folks grouse about it.”

08/26/2014

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

Mexico: Perry’s Statement That There Is ‘Very Real Possibility’ That ISIS Terrorists Crossed Border Is ‘Absurd’

Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade says Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s recent statements about the possibility that Islamic fundamentalists could be entering the U.S. from Mexico are “absurd.”

08/25/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 14, 2013 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry’s Team Will Ask Judge To End Case

An attorney for Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate.

08/22/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to the press before turning himself in to authorities at the  Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center on Aug. 19, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Goes Out For Ice Cream After Getting Booked On Criminal Charges

AUSTIN, Texas (CBS Houston/AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream. “And then, ice cream cone […]

08/20/2014

Perry is accused of abusing the power of the office by threatening to veto money if a district attorney would not resign, then blocking that money. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Booked On Abuse Of Power Charges

Governor turned himself in to the Travis County courthouse, vows to fight charges.

08/19/2014

File photo of Gov. Rick Perry. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Defiant Texas Gov. Perry Heading To New Hampshire

The last time voters in New Hampshire saw Rick Perry, the Texas governor’s 2012 presidential bid had fallen apart after a series of gaffes punctuated by a much-maligned stumble during a televised debate.

08/19/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry waits to greet President Barack Obama in Dallas, Texas, on July 9, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: Gov. Perry To Turn Himself In Today On Charges Related To Abuse Of Power

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will turn himself into authorities Tuesday on charges related to abuse of power, CBS News reports.

08/19/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 14, 2013 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

No Arrest Warrant Being Issued For Texas’ Perry

A judge isn’t issuing an arrest warrant for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a court official said Monday, and the Republican is planning to continue galloping around the country gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run — despite being indicted on two felony counts of abuse of power back home.

08/18/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry waits to greet President Barack Obama in Dallas, Texas, on July 9, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Could Be Forced To Sit For Booking Photo, Fingerprinting

Undeterred by indictment, Texas Gov. Rick Perry intends to travel to three major 2016 primary states during the next two weeks even as he faces the prospects of a highly unpresidential booking on felony charges.

08/18/2014

Indictment comes after a special prosecutor investigated whether Perry broke the law when he promised publicly to cut funds to (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Governor Perry Indicted For Coercion For Veto Threat

Possible 2016 presidential hopeful becomes state’s first indicted governor in nearly a century.

08/15/2014

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