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Perry Doesn't Make Cut For First GOP Presidential Debate

Aug 4, 2015
ABC News

Former Gov. Rick Perry has failed to qualify for the first Republican presidential debate, a setback for a candidate who has promised improvement over his ill-fated 2012 run. 

This post was updated at 7:15 p.m.

The final polls are in and the stage is set for Thursday night's first Republican presidential debate.

Those who made the cut, according to Fox News: businessman Donald Trump, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, neurosurgeon Ben Carson, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

In Addison, Perry Announces He's Running For President

Jun 4, 2015
Bob Daemmrich / Texas Tribune

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced this morning in Addison that he's running for president again. 


Five stories that have North Texas talking: Rick Perry and Hillary Clinton appear in Texas today; Dallas City Council trashes the bag fee; cheaper beef is coming thanks to Texas floods; and more.

Rebecca Miller

Former Gov. Rick Perry is set to announce June 4 in Dallas whether he is running for president in 2016.

Perry On Jade Helm Controversy: Military Is 'Quite Trustworthy'

May 5, 2015

Former Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday citizens should trust the military amid concerns about a training exercise scheduled to begin this summer in Texas that has riled conspiracy theorists. 

Former Perry Lawyer Picked To Hear Appeal In Perry Indictment

Apr 26, 2015
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Rick Perry may be somewhat familiar with one of the judges picked to hear an appeal in the criminal case against him

Rick Perry Looks To Flip Script In Iowa

Mar 9, 2015
Abby Livingston / The Texas Tribune

It's a frequent whisper among Republicans in Iowa and the nation's capital: Don't count Rick Perry out just yet. 

Day After Judge's Ruling, Perry Vows To Keep Fighting

Jan 28, 2015
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Former Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday decried a criminal case against him as an attack on his right to free speech and amounted to "the criminalization of politics," one day after a judge ruled that the case could move forward.

Abuse-Of-Power Case Against Perry To Proceed

Jan 27, 2015
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

A judge on Tuesday rejected former Gov. Rick Perry’s attempt to throw out a two-count indictment against him, saying it's too early in the case to challenge the constitutionality of the charges.