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Scott Walker, Rick Perry show limits of super PACs

The super PAC backing Scott Walker was on pace to raise as much as $40 million by the end of the year and planned a series of as many as 10 advertisements in Iowa to showcase the Wisconsin governor’s record.

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Remember front-running Rick Perry for president? Karl Rove does

A poll conducted soon after the second Republican presidential debate showed a huge bump for former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina. A survey by CNN found Fiorina shot from 3 percent in early September to 15 percent now, putting her in a statistical tie for second with physician Ben Carson. Real estate billionaire Donald Trump still leads with 24 percent, but he’s down 8 points from the last CNN poll.

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Rick Perry: Adios, My Oval Fling’s Over

Rick Perry’s Adios wasn’t as melodic as Willie Nelson’s “Turn Out The Lights, the Party’s Over.” But it carried the same sentiment.

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So Long Rick Perry

The big news in the race to see who will be the GOP’s nominee for president last week had to be Rick Perry’s decision to suspend his campaign. To be sure the Former Texas governor’s decision to throw in the towel doesn’t tell us a whole lot about who will ultimately be the GOP nominee this cycle, well other than that it’s not going to be him. But what it does do is help illustrate how the presidential nomination process actually works. – See more at: http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/jka-so-long-rick-perry/#sthash.YjLeBH0o.dpuf

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Rick Perry is GOP’s first casualty this cycle

As Republicans gathered in California on Thursday, CNN’s undercard debate was missing one familiar face scheduled to be on stage with the rest of the lower-tier candidates – Rick Perry.

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Rick Perry: Adios, My Oval Fling’s Over

Rick Perry’s Adios wasn’t as melodic as Willie Nelson’s “Turn Out The Lights, the Party’s Over.” But it carried the same sentiment.

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REMEMBERING RICK PERRY, THE SMART GUY EDITION

It was always going to be this way. Despite his infamous painkiller-fueled bid for the GOP presidential nod in 2012, we all knew that former-Gov. Rick Perry hadn’t given up his dreams of presidential glory just as surely as we knew that he would never really make it very far. Still, what we find most intriguing about Perry’s last presidential run, which formally ended last Friday, was how reasonable he actually managed to seem at times—and how little good that did him in the packed field of Republican contenders that continue to veer even harder to the political right.

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The only person who cared about Rick Perry’s indictment was Rick Perry

Asked by Fox News’s Sean Hannity on Monday night why he’d chosen to suspend his presidential campaign, former Texas governor Rick Perry offered a few reasons. For one thing, he’d failed to make the main debate stage at the Aug. 6 debate, he said, which “had a very negative on our fundraising through the summer.”