Rick Perry Headlines

Wed, Jul 9 2014

Obama rejects criticism over border crisis

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DALLAS/WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama rejected demands from Texas Governor Rick Perry and others that he visit the border where a child migrant crisis is unfolding and said his critics should get behind his request for $3.7 billion if they want to solve the problem.

Politics, U.S. 09 Jul 2014

Tue, Jul 8 2014

Obama to meet Texas governor, a critic in U.S. border crisis

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WASHINGTON/AUSTIN - President Barack Obama will meet Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday to discuss a surge of Latin American young people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border that has put the two leaders at odds with each other.

Politics, U.S., Mexico 08 Jul 2014

Thu, Jul 3 2014

Texas governor renews calls for National Guard at U.S.-Mexico border

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AUSTIN Texas - Texas Governor Rick Perry and a key U.S. lawmaker renewed Republican calls on Thursday for National Guard troops to be sent to the U.S.-Mexico border to help stem a surge of Central American nationals entering the United States illegally.

Politics, U.S., Mexico 03 Jul 2014

Texas governor renews calls for National Guard at U.S.-Mexico border

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AUSTIN Texas - Texas Governor Rick Perry and a key U.S. lawmaker renewed Republican calls on Thursday for National Guard troops to be sent to the U.S.-Mexico border to help stem a surge of Central American nationals entering the United States illegally.

Politics, Mexico, U.S. 03 Jul 2014

Fri, Jun 20 2014

Texas governor says he 'stepped right in it' on gay comments

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- Texas Governor Rick Perry has said he "stepped right in it" when he compared homosexuality to alcoholism as something that can be fought against despite genetic disposition.

Politics, U.S. 20 Jun 2014

Texas governor says he "stepped right in it" on gay comments

June 20 - Texas Governor Rick Perry has said he "stepped right in it" when he compared homosexuality to alcoholism as something that can be fought against despite genetic disposition.

20 Jun 2014

Thu, Jun 19 2014

Child immigrant wave is risk in hurricane season: Texas governor

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WASHINGTON - Texas Governor Rick Perry expressed concern on Thursday that a recent wave of unaccompanied minors crossing the border from Mexico is diverting resources away from the state's disaster relief preparedness.

Politics, Mexico 19 Jun 2014

Fri, Jun 13 2014

Christie 'disagrees' with Texas's Perry comment on gays

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- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Friday he disagreed with comments comparing homosexuality to alcoholism made by his potential 2016 Republican rival for the White House, Texas Governor Rick Perry.

13 Jun 2014

Thu, Jun 12 2014

Texas Governor Perry compares homosexuality to alcoholism

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- Texas Governor Rick Perry, a Republican presidential aspirant whose 2012 campaign was sunk partly because of verbal slips, has compared homosexuality to alcoholism, coming under fire again for an argument he has made previously.

Politics, U.S. 12 Jun 2014

Texas Governor Perry compares homosexuality to alcoholism

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- Texas Governor Rick Perry, seen as a potential Republican presidential candidate in the 2016 election, compared homosexuality to alcoholism in remarks in San Francisco.

People, U.S. 12 Jun 2014
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.