Rick Perry

Jeb Bush Joins a Long List of Conservatives Who Got in Trouble for Saying Compassionate Things About Immigrants
April 08, 2014

A few Republicans who have acknowledged the moral urgency of immigration reform.

Texas Republicans Keep Moving Right
Think the radicals lost on primary day? Look who they're about to elect.
March 06, 2014

Dewhurst loses, Abbott wins, and the Texas GOP keeps moving right.

The Huge Obamacare Story You Aren't Reading
November 10, 2013

Today it’s a few hundred thousand people. By next year, it will be at least a few million. Their health insurance status is changing dramatically: What they have in 2014 and beyond will look nothing like what they had in 2013 and before.

Rick Perry Just Boosted His Intellectual Reputation
October 14, 2013

The secret meaning of Rick Perry's glasses

The One Big Question Where Americans and Rick Perry Agree
August 22, 2013

It’s official: Texas is America’s least favorite state.

It Sure Looks Like Wendy Davis Is Running for Governor
August 05, 2013

Addressing the National Press Club in its wood-paneled ballroom on Monday, Texas state Senator Wendy Davis fended off the same question before she even started her speech, the moment she finished it, and (disguised in different wording) at regular in

The Five Worst Things About Texas's Abortion Law—and Three Ways to Fight It
July 18, 2013

All eyes were on Texas last month when hundreds of orange-clad women flooded Austin to protest an omnibus abortion bill, and state Senator Wendy Davis stayed on her feet for thirteen hours to filibuster it out of existence.

Meet the Next Gun-Loving Governor of Texas
July 16, 2013

When Rick Perry, who has been the governor of Texas for over a decade, announced last week that he wouldn’t run again, he set off a flurry of speculation about who would replace him next year.

The Weekly Standard's Strange Rick Perry Fetish
July 15, 2013

Understandably, Republicans are anxious to show that they can do better among Hispanic voters without immigration reform. The problem is that there aren't many recent examples of Republicans doing well among Hispanics.

An "Oops" That Lasted a Decade: Rick Perry and His Healthcare Legacy
July 08, 2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry announced today that he’s not running for reelection in 2014.

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