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Rick Perry brings A-game to CPAC, pushing states’ rights and testing 2016 waters

03/07/14
Dallas Morning News
Todd J. Gillman
OXON HILL, Md. – Gov. Rick Perry, testing the waters for another run for president, delivered a rousing speech Friday to a major conservative gathering.

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CPAC Crowd Shows Some Love for Rick Perry

03/07/14
NBC News
Carrie Dann
The day after at least five possible GOP presidential candidates spoke at an annual gathering of conservatives in Washington D.C., Gov. Rick Perry kicked off the conference’s second day with some Texas-sized rhetoric and a strong response to match.

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At CPAC, Texas Gov. Rick Perry says red states leading US recovery, knocks NY, California

03/07/14
Deseret News
Steve Peoples
OXON HILL, Md. — Former presidential candidates and a few new potential White House contenders known for their focus on social values are trying out their speeches, as early auditions for the next Republican presidential contest rolled on Friday at the nation's largest annual gathering of conservative activists.

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Perry fires up CPAC with call for a little rebellion

03/07/14
RedState
Dan Spencer
Gov. Rick Perry kicked off day two of the American Conservative Union’s Conservative Political Action Conference with a barn burner. Perry’s remarks were full of red meat for the mostly young Conservative audience, well delivered and even more well received. Perry’s speech was by far the highlight of this year’s CPAC, at least so far.

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Rick Perry: Why I Spoke in Davos, Switzerland

1-30-2014
Dallas Morning News
Rick Perry
Today, no discussion of the world’s economy or economic future is truly complete without including the state of Texas. That’s a point I made last week as I met with global leaders in business and government at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Governor Perry: You Can't Dress Up the Failures of Obamacare

January 1, 2014
Dallas Morning-News
Rick Perry
The promise and potential I normally greet each New Year with is, this year, being tested by a great sense of peril as Americans face the full brunt of the disastrous impacts of Obamacare in 2014. The delays, deceit and debacles that marked Obamacare’s rollout in 2013 show no signs of slowing in the new year.

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Perry: Secretary Kathleen Sebelius scapegoating Texas over Obamacare

Thursday, December 19, 2013
Austin American-Statesman
Rick Perry
As the Texas Department of Insurance develops rules for Obamacare navigators, the Obama administration is resorting to a tried-and-true political tactic: pointing fingers. According to some, like Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Obamacare would be going along swimmingly if it weren’t for all those pesky Texans getting in the way.

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GOP needs 'hopeful vision,' Perry says in Greenville

December 4, 2013
GreenvilleOnline.com
Rudolph Bell
The Republican Party will have to be more than the “anti-Obama party” if it expects to regain power in Washington, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said in Greenville today. “We can’t be the anti-Obama party. That’s not a vision. It’s a message, but I don’t think it’s a wining message,” Perry told GreenvilleOnline.com after speaking at the downtown Hyatt during the annual meeting of the Electric Co-Ops of South Carolina.

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The Surprising Cities Creating the Most Tech Jobs

November 20, 2013
Forbes
Joel Kotkin
With the social media frenzy at a fever pitch, people may be excused for thinking that Silicon Valley is still the main engine for growth in the technology sector. But a close look at employment data over time shows that tech jobs are dispersing beyond the Valley and its much-celebrated urban annex of San Francisco.

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Americans keep moving to states with low taxes and housing costs

October 30, 2013
Washington Examiner
Michael Barone
Where are Americans moving, and why? Timothy Noah, writing in the Washington Monthly, professes to be puzzled. He points out that people have been moving out of states with high per capita incomes -- Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Maryland -- to states with lower income levels.

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