Rick Perry wants Connecticut gun maker to move to Texas
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) said Friday that a gun manufacturer that has threatened to leave Connecticut is welcome to come to the Lone Star State.
PTR Industries, a maker of military-style rifles, is mulling a move after Connecticut lawmakers passed one of the toughest gun-control laws in the United States. The measure was in response to the Newtown school shooting that killed 20 first-graders and six adults.Read full article >>
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) doesn't sound too surprised that North Korea might have its sights set on attacking his state's capital city in a strike against the United States.
"Economically, what has happened in Texas over the course of the last decade has made this city an epicenter for a lot of technology, a lot of economic development, and I think the individuals in North Korea understand that Austin, Texas, is now a very important city in America, as do corporate CEOs and other people who are moving here in record numbers," Perry told CBS News.Read full article >>
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is likely to announce whether he will make another run for president in 2016 by late this year, a spokesman told Post Politics on Tuesday.
Perry told the Florida political blog The Shark Tank that Perry had said he would decide on whether to seek reelection as governor in June and then volunteered that he would make an announcement about running for president "sometime later in the year."Read full article >>
A new poll in Texas shows Gov. Rick Perry (R) starts out with a big lead in his 2014 primary, but that just more than a quarter of Texas voters say they will definitely support him in the general election.Read full article >>
Cowboy boot-wearing Rick Perry attracted national attention this month when he traveled to California dangling the twin carrots of lower taxes and fewer regulations to try to poach residents and businesses.
With the upcoming resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, "The Daily Show's" John Oliver on Monday floated the names of Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), and Texas Gov. Rick Perry as potential replacements -- provided Perry can remember the Holy Trinity:Read full article >>
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) will"make an announcement about my future political plans," theRio Grande Guardian reports.
Already the longest serving governor in Texas history, Perry has repeatedly said that he mightwell run for a fourth four-year term in 2014. In October, when an aide said publicly that Perry was planning to run again, the governor told reporters to"stick around for June."Read full article >>
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