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Rick Perry: ‘I Stepped in It’ With San Francisco Comment on Homosexuality

June 20, 2014 | 10:30 am

Rick Perry: ‘I Stepped in It’ With San Francisco Comment on Homosexuality

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Texas governor doesn’t apologize, but says focus on social issues is a distraction to Republican Party.

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Rick Perry: Being Gay Is Something You Battle, Like Alcoholism

June 12, 2014 | 10:18 am

Rick Perry: Being Gay Is Something You Battle, Like Alcoholism

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In San Francisco remarks, Texas governor compares homosexuality to a disease one can ‘decide not to do.’

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Which is Better: California or Texas? What the Numbers Say

February 7, 2013 | 6:15 pm

Which is Better: California or Texas? What the Numbers Say

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First, let’s put aside all talk of ten gallon hats vs. tie-dyed T-shirts, of  Tex-Mex chili vs. California rolls. There’s just no accounting for taste. And Texas Gov. Rick Perry, probably won’t make his pitch to California businesses on the basis of food, fashion or music when he visits next week in hopes of luring […]

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January 19, 2012 | 8:16 am

Rick Perry Drops Out, Endorses Newt Gingrich

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Report from NPR’s Two-Way blog: Saying that “there is no viable path forward for me,” Texas Gov. Rick Perry just confirmed that he is leaving the 2012 race for the Republican presidential nomination. Then, he went on to endorse the bid of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich — just two days before South Carolina Republicans […]

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