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Gov. Rick Perry on Jimmy Kimmel Live March 12, 2014 PART 1

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Gov. Perry Exclusive: "There is a Powerful Message for a Society That Protects Life"

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Following his speech at CPAC Friday, Governor Rick Perry sat down with Townhall’s Cortney O’Brien to discuss how Texas has taken the lead on job creation, pro-life legislation and criminal justice reform as he reflected on his leadership. He then explained why Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is the best person to take the reins from him in November.

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Rick Perry fires up CPAC crowd

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Gov. Perry's CPAC speech, Friday, March 7th, 2014

Governor Perry gave a strong speech this morning, and the CPAC crowd rewarded him with multiple standing ovations.

Here is the text of the speech.

Good morning. It is good to stand in the presence of American Patriots.

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Gov. Perry: Government shouldn't set minimum wage; it's up to businesses

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he doesn't believe the federal government should set a minimum wage. He says it should be up to small businesses to decide what they want to pay. He contends setting a higher minimum wage could results in job losses, and he vows to not support anything that is a job killer.

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Rick Perry's N.H. Trip to Kick Off '16 Campaign Season

11/08/14
Real Clear Politics
Scott Conroy
The outgoing Texas governor and likely 2016 Republican presidential contender will travel across the state on Sunday and Monday with a jam-packed schedule that includes a half-dozen public events.

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Perry to barnstorm N.H. in post-midterms trip

11/08/14
Houston Chronicle
Patrick Svitek
AUSTIN — With the midterms over, Gov. Rick Perry is wasting no time tending to his presidential ambitions, heading Sunday to New Hampshire for a two-day trip.

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11 Staggering Facts About The Texas Economy

11/02/14
Business Insider
Elena Holodny
If the Lone Star State were its own country, it would have the 13th highest GDP in the world.

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Perry demonstrates true, compassionate leadership in Ebola case

10/30/14
Forth Worth Star-Telegram
In stark contrast to the actions and statements of some East Coast governors in responding to healthcare workers returning from Ebola-stricken countries, Gov. Rick Perry acted compassionately and rationally on news of a nurse coming home to Austin from Sierra Leone.

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Texas Among Best Tax Climates In Nation, New York And New Jersey The Worst

10/30/14
Breitbart
Kristin Tate
HOUSTON, Texas -- California, New York, and New Jersey are home to America's worst business tax climate, according to a new comprehensive index by the Tax Foundation. Texas, on the other hand, ranked in the top ten. This should come as no surprise to Texans, many of whom pride themselves as living in a state with relatively low taxes and reliable regulation.

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Gov. Perry Tours Facility Housing Detainees, Reaffirms Commitment to Securing Border

06/23/14
WESLACO- Gov. Rick Perry today toured a federal facility housing unaccompanied alien children, where he received a briefing from federal officials. He also reaffirmed Texas’ commitment to protecting its citizens by securing the Texas-Mexico border, and called for Washington to take actions to help curb the tide of illegal immigrants flowing across the border.

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Perry on May Jobs Numbers: “Texas Job Machine Firing On All Cylinders” Texas sees largest year-to-year job growth in nearly two decades

06/20/14
Gov. Rick Perry released the following statement today on the latest employment numbers released by the Texas Workforce Commission:

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ICYMI: Texas Tops Fortune 1000 List

06/03/14
AUSTIN – Texas is home to 103 Fortune 1000 companies – more than any other state – in addition to 52 Fortune 500 companies, according to Fortune Magazine’s 2014 rankings.

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Statement by Gov. Perry on New EPA Rules

06/02/14
“President Obama’s decision to impose drastic new restrictions on America’s energy industry is the most direct assault yet on the energy providers that employ thousands of Americans, and fuel both our homes and our nation’s economic growth. Americans have seen the disastrous results of federal mandates with Obamacare, and these rules will only further stifle our economy’s sluggish recovery and increase energy costs for American families. If President Obama is truly interested in an “all-of-the-above” energy strategy, he would do well to look to states like Texas that have seen tremendous success at diversifying energy sources while protecting the environment from harmful pollutants.”

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Statement by Gov. Perry on UT Regent Wallace Hall

05/21/14
“Wallace Hall should be commended for his persistence – in the face of overwhelming opposition from bureaucrats – in trying to ensure the institutions of higher education under his purview are operating effectively, efficiently and within the law.

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