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Perry: ‘It Makes A Lot Of Sense’ To Allow Patrons To Carry Guns In Movie Theaters

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry believes people should be allowed to bring guns into movie theaters.


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Twitter War: Perry Campaign Fighting Back By Retweeting Trump Praising Former Texas Governor

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is firing back against Donald Trump on social media.


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GOP Strategist: It’s Going To Be Hard For Perry ‘To Make A First Impression A Second Time’

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry launched his presidential campaign four years ago as an instant front-runner — a proven job-creator with solid conservative credentials, formidable fundraising prowess and perhaps enough cowboy swagger to take Republicans by storm.


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Cruz: Why Is The Left, The Media ‘Obsessed With Sex?’

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, got into a sparring match with reporters asking several questions about his stance on gay rights, asking why “the left” and media outlets are “obsessed with sex.”


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Rick Perry Ignores Questions About Fellow Texan Cruz

The former Texas governor refused to answer questions about how Ted Cruz’s announcement will affect his own presidential campaign.


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Perry: Ongoing Felony Case Won’t Delay Preparations For Possible 2016 Run

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says an ongoing felony abuse-of-power case against him won’t delay his preparations for a possible 2016 presidential run.


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Perry Hopes Jobs Record Can Trump ‘Oops’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is pondering a run for president in 2016. And he would like to do so as a proven job-creator who molded Texas’ strong economy in his own political gunslinger image.


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Texas Votes In First Election Day Under ID Law

Texans approved dedicating $2 billion to the state water plan on Tuesday, while Houston residents re-elected their mayor and rejected a plan to renovate the Astrodome in the first statewide election where officials checked voters’ photo IDs.


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Perry Casts Ballot ‘As Advertised’ Under ID Law

Gov. Rick Perry said he cast a ballot without any problems Wednesday in the first Texas elections under a new voter ID law that’s affecting the two main candidates vying to replace him in 2014.


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Wendy Davis To Make Candidacy Announcement

State Sen. Wendy Davis is getting ready to announce her political plans. The Fort Worth Democrat has an announcement scheduled for Thursday in the blue-collar Fort Worth suburb of Haltom City. Two people with knowledge of the decision have told The Associated Press she’ll seek the Democratic nomination for Texas governor.