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Texas Court Of Criminal Appeals Dismisses Rick Perry Indictments

Feb 24, 2016
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

The state’s highest criminal court dismissed the remaining indictment against former Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday morning, apparently ending the case that started with his threat to veto state funding for a local prosecutor if she refused to quit her office.

Rick Perry Endorses Ted Cruz For President

Jan 25, 2016
Cooper Neill / Texas Tribune

Former Gov. Rick Perry has endorsed Ted Cruz for president.

Perry's Lawyers Fight To Finish Off 15-Month-Old Indictment

Nov 18, 2015
Bob Daemmrich / Texas Tribune

Lawyers for former Gov. Rick Perry fought Wednesday before the highest criminal court in Texas to finish off the 15-month-old indictment against him, while prosecutors argued it was far too early to let Perry off the hook. 

The seeds of calamity for Rick Perry were sown years ago in the fertile political ground that Texas became for the Republican Party.

Perry suspended his campaign for president Friday evening, becoming the first candidate this year to get out of the crowded race for president. It was his second failed bid for the White House after leaving as Texas' longest-serving governor.

Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday suspended his bid for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, facing dwindling resources, bare bones staff and a staggeringly low position in the polls. 

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Texas Tribune

Rick Perry is still on the campaign trail amid financial problems. Low fundraising has left the former governor unable to pay his staff, although his campaign manager says only one staff member has left, so far.

Abby Livingston is Washington Bureau Chief for the Texas Tribune. She says  Perry ran into two major problems.

How Rick Perry Ended Up In A Financial Hole

Aug 12, 2015
Abby Livingston / Texas Tribune

Already considered among the walking wounded politically, Rick Perry startled the Texas political world on Tuesday when it became clear that his presidential campaign is in serious financial trouble.

Brian Snyder / Reuters

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has stopped paying his presidential campaign staff amid slow fundraising that has left his 2016 bid cash-starved after barely two months.

In First GOP Debate, Perry Redoubles His Assaults On Trump (Video)

Aug 6, 2015
Brian Snyder / Reuters

CLEVELAND — Former Gov. Rick Perry, hungry for redemption but relegated to an undercard event, used his first appearance on the Republican debate stage to play up his differences with GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump — while driving home bullet points on his gubernatorial tenure.