Republican from Texas
Rick Perry has been governor of Texas since late December 2000. He was re-elected in 2002, 2006 and 2010. He unsucessfully ran for president in 2012.
Recent statements involving Rick Perry
Says three Ukrainians recently captured on a West Texas ranch are among "individuals from countries that have strong terrorist ties being apprehended" near the state’s border with Mexico.
Recent stories featuring Rick Perry
It's all immigration, all the time in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup. Rick Perry, Glenn Beck and Lou Dobbs are among those whose claims are up for inspection.
Rick Perry and Greg Abbott, championing border security, each attributed 3,000 killings to people jailed in Texas living in the United States without legal authorization.
But their declared source for this figure doesn’t prove out such claims--and there are unanswered questions.
Hillary Clinton claims her husband was "a hundred times" more effective at creating jobs than President Ronald Reagan. Time for today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.
Are Rick Perry, Rand Paul and Barack Obama on the same page on Iraq?
Perry and Paul have opposing views on whether America should intervene in other countries' conflicts, but their solutions for Iraq have similarities with each other -- and with President Barack Obama.
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