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Follow the 2012 presidential candidacy of Republican Texas governor Rick Perry in our selection of audio clips and coverage.

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Buoyant Santorum Takes Campaign To Texas — And Corrals Some Perry People

2/8/2012
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Fresh off victories in Minnesota, Colorado and Missouri, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum campaigned in Texas on Wednesday. He told a small group of pastors, some of them former supporters of Texas Gov. Rick Perry, that he is the true conservative left to challenge Mitt Romney.

Panel Round Two

1/21/2012
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More questions for the panel: What's Cooking In South Asia, Contraband at Gitmo, Rick Perry Does His Best Andrew McCarthy, and Iran Toys with Us.

High Stakes In South Carolina Primary

1/20/2012
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The GOP presidential hopefuls debated in North Charleston on Thursday. The debate came after Mitt Romney's Iowa win was negated, Newt Gingrich's ex-wife alleged that he requested an open marriage, and Rick Perry quit the race. Host Michel Martin talks politics with GOP strategist Ron Christie and former Obama administration staffer Corey Ealons.

WSJ's The News Hub, P.M. Edition, Jan. 19, 2012

1/19/2012
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Texas Governor Rick Perry dropped his bid for the Republican presidential nomination and endorsed Newt Gingrich on Thursday, two days before the South Carolina primary.

Politics Wrap Up: Perry, Santorum, Gingrich's Ex Wife

1/19/2012
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A big day in presidential politics: Texas Gov. Rick Perry dropped out of the race. Certified results from the Iowa caucuses show former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum finished ahead of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, but party officials are calling it a tie. And Newt Gingrich's second wife sat down with ABC News for an interview about their marriage and messy divorce. All this comes on the same day the four remaining candidates gather in Charleston, S.C. for a debate. Robert Siegel...

GOP Presidential Race: Perry's Status, Iowa Results

1/19/2012
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There are reports Thursday that Texas Gov. Rick Perry will leave the GOP presidential race, and Iowa officials announced final results of the state's Republican presidential nominating caucuses held earlier this month.

Front-Runner Romney Skips Personhood Forum

1/19/2012
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A candidate forum was held in Greenville, S.C., Wednesday night, sponsored by the anti-abortion rights group Personhood USA. Participating in the event were Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, and Rick Perry. Front-runner Mitt Romney did not attend. South Carolina holds its primary on Saturday.

The Role of Private Equity Firms in the U.S. Economy (Rebroadcast)

1/18/2012
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The GOP is considered to be the party of free enterprise. So it surprised some how ferociously Republican presidential hopefuls attacked rival candidate Mitt Romney for his record at Bain Capital. Newt Gingrich accused Romney of "looting" companies and Rick Perry called him a "vulture capitalist." Romney, the current GOP front-runner, did invite scrutiny with his boast of creating 100,000 jobs through Bain, his private equity firm. It's a figure economists say is almost impossible to...

Romney's Rivals Aim To Be Conservatives' Choice

1/10/2012
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Heading into the New Hampshire GOP presidential primary, Mitt Romney is ahead in the polls. But there's a race among Rick Santorum, Jon Huntsman, Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich, as they try to attract conservative voters in the state.

News Roundup for Friday January 6, 2012 - Hour 1

1/6/2012
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The unemployment rate dropped to 8.5 percent - the lowest level in nearly three years; President Obama bypassed Congress and appointed Richard Cordray as consumer protection chief; plans for cuts to the Pentagon were unveiled...the Fed urged Congress to take more aggressive action on housing; the official Republican campaign for 2012 got underway; Mitt Romney got an unexpected win in Iowa and an endorsement from John McCain; Michele Bachmann announced an end to her campaign; and Rick Perry...

The Back Of The Republican Pack Weighs Options

1/4/2012
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Rep. Michele Bachmann suspended her campaign. Texas Gov. Rick Perry headed home to reassess his bid after Iowa. And while Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Rep. Ron Paul carry the momentum into New Hampshire and South Carolina, Newt Gingrich and Jon Huntsman promise to continue their campaigns.

Not Everyone Is Basking In Iowa's Afterglow

1/4/2012
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The field of GOP challengers narrowed a day after the caucuses as Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann said she is ending her 2012 presidential bid. Meanwhile, Texas Gov. Rick Perry went home to regroup after his poor showing in the Hawkeye State.

Perry Campaign Amplifies Attacks On Santorum

12/30/2011
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Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry has been aboard a bus touring Iowa hoping to score an upset in next Tuesday's caucuses. Perry spent Thursday trying to reverse the surge that challenger Rick Santorum has seen in a recent poll.

A Moment From Rick Perry's Time On The Stump

12/27/2011
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All this week, we're highlighting moments from each of the presidential candidates' stump speeches. Today, we hear from Rick Perry in Muscatine, Iowa.

Perry Tries To Ride Back Into Iowans' Hearts

12/15/2011
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry entered the GOP presidential race with great fanfare and immediately became a front-runner. But his candidacy quickly deflated. Now, Perry is trying to mount a comeback in Iowa, appealing to social conservatives with provocative ads and embarking on a bus tour of the state.

Romney's Unforced Error In ABC Debate

12/13/2011
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Michael wonders why Mitt Romney even bothered to engage with Rick Perry, much less make a bet with him.

Opening Panel Round

12/3/2011
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Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Rick Perry's trouble with numbers.

Pelosi, Perry Trade Jabs

11/17/2011
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi poked fun at GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry when she responded to his challenge to debate her next Monday. Pelosi said she had three other engagements that day — but forgot the third. In response, Perry's campaign referenced a recent 60 Minutes piece, tweeting that perhaps she had forgotten about ongoing insider trading.

Perry Plan Would Make Big Changes To Washington

11/15/2011
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At an Iowa town hall meeting Tuesday, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry laid out a plan to, as he put it, uproot and overhaul the federal government. Among other things, Perry would end life-time tenure for federal judges including those on the Supreme Court, and make members of Congress take a 50 percent pay cut.

The Daily Wrap with Michael Castner, Nov 15, 2011

11/15/2011
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A look at the removal of #OWS protesters from Zuccotti Park; the very latest on the deficit reduction committee; Governor Rick Perry's plan to overhaul Congress and how being a celebrity is an industry of its own.
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