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  • [Gov. Rick] Perry enjoys envied record as a fundraiser

    07/04/2011 3:32:39 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 104 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Juy 3, 2011 | RICHARD S. DUNHAM, Washington Bureau
    WASHINGTON — Rick Perry is the 100 million dollar man of Texas politics. Over the past decade, he has been a political money machine, raising more than $100 million for three gubernatorial campaigns and another $50 million for GOP candidates as chairman of the Republican Governors Association in 2007-2008. But the Texas governor's fundraising prowess will be tested as never before if he runs for president in 2012. While he's raised more campaign cash than anybody not named Bush in Texas history, Perry faces different rules and greater demands should he set his sights on 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. "In order...
  • Should Perry, Romney team up? (Austin-Boston connection helped JFK's 1960 campaign for WH)

    06/27/2011 2:54:47 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 56 replies · 1+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | June 27, 2011 | JOE HOLLEY
    [BIG Snip] Jared Woodfill, chairman of the Harris County Republican Party and a Perry supporter, thinks an Austin-Boston connection represents a potentially powerful ticket for his party, but he maintains the roles should be reversed. "Perry's going to be strong in the primaries," he said last week. "Romney may fall short, and he could be number two. Gov. Perry has a very strong record as governor of Texas that will play strong across the country. I think he'll beat Romney in the primaries." Romney falling short is a possibility, political scientist Jillson says, noting that Republicans usually nominate the person...
  • Newt Gingrich: Rick Perry's book "almost came too late" [Foreward to "Fed Up!"]

    06/22/2011 3:16:28 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 86 replies
    Fed Up! Forward ^ | August 2010 | Newt Gingrich
    Foreward By Newt Gingrich – August 2010 I wish this book had never needed to be written. It almost came too late. America is recklessly accelerating toward economic disaster. Fed Up! may be the last warning sign to the danger that lies ahead. Rick Perry, Texas governor for the past decade, is uniquely qualified to offer a firsthand perspective on why the United States—the most successful civilization in human history—is being threatened with economic collapse. First Principles Faith, freedom, and free enterprise are the pillars of a strong, safe, prosperous society. Rick knows that when these principles are protected, America...
  • Jeff Perry blows off Sarah Palin as Tea-mate (Mass 'Tea Partier' now disowning Tea Party)

    09/22/2010 4:38:49 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 72 replies · 1+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 9/22/10 | Edward Mason
    Republican Jeff Perry, a self-proclaimed Tea Party member, said he doesn’t want former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to campaign for him because of the baggage she would bring, after dismissing the former vice presidential candidate as an “entertainer” in a TV interview. “I don’t want to interject the debate over the national Tea Party with my race about my district,” said Perry, seeking to replace U.S. Rep. William Delahunt. “I’m trying not to interject a national debate that would distract from my message.”