Rick Perry

As Republican presidential contender Rick Perry‘s campaign fundraising efforts flounder, his campaign has been thrown into financial crisis and has stopped paying its workers, according to The Huffington Post: National Journal first reported that the campaign had stopped paying its six staffers in South Carolina. Other outlets, citing sources close to the Perry camp, later […]

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  Rick Perry (pictured left) is the village idiot of gubernatorial politics. Those of us who unfortunately have become his victims during his king-like reign as governor of Texas knew about this long before he made a fool of himself in the 2012 Republican presidential primary, but as he looks ahead again toward failing in the 2016 […]

HOUSTON (AP) — The federal government will stop funding a Texas health program that serves 130,000 low-income women because of a state law that bars abortion-affiliated clinics from getting public money, a top U.S. health official said Friday. SEE ALSO: Rush Limbaugh Has Lost 42 Sponsors Since “Prostitute” Incident The federal money, which covers 90 […]

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Just a year ago, tea party activists came roaring out of the congressional elections eager to shape the looming race for the White House. Things have not gone as planned. Turned off by Mitt Romney’s style and evolution on several important issues, they have bounced from one candidate to another in […]

GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry slammed President Obama and the DADT repeal during a campaign ad he released last week titled “Strong.”

Texas Governor Rick Perry continued his verbal assault on President Obama calling him “pathetic,” saying the president’s thinking is based on his “privileged” background. “He grew up in a privileged way,” Perry said while explaining his ad attack that decries President Obama’s description of America as being “a little bit lazy over the last couple […]

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Rick Perry says he “stepped in it” when he couldn’t remember the third federal department he would cut if elected, but insisted the debate blunder wouldn’t force him out of the Republican presidential field. “Oh, shoot, no,” Perry told The Associated Press on Thursday morning, the day after making the error […]

Herman Cain’s campaign has backed off on charges that Rick Perry’s campaign leaked information for his recent sexual harassment scandal. Cain’s campaign had previously blamed Curt Anderson, a former Cain aide who now works for Perry for the leak, but retracted after Anderson denied leaking any information. See also: What President Obama Could Learn From President […]

COLUMBIA, S.C.  — Rick Perry now is saying that he has no doubt that President Barack Obama is an American citizen. The Texas governor made the comment in an interview with Bay News 9’s “Political Connections” in Tampa, Fla., and the St. Petersburg Times. Perry said that he was just — in his words — […]

At the recent GOP presidential debate, presidential candidate and Texas governor, Rick Perry, attempted to have some light discourse with fellow candidate, Herman Cain. Perry on two occasions referred to Cain, the sole African American in the debate as “brother,” despite never referring to any of the other candidates as “brother.” This has prompted writer […]