President-elect Donald Trump chose Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be his secretary of state. Tillerson rose through the ranks of the oil and gas giant over four decades, and expanded its business overseas, including operations in Russia, as chief…
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas' highest criminal court tossed the second and final felony charge against former Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday, likely ending a case the Republican says helped sink his short-lived 2016 presidential bid.
A day after Rick Perry, Texas' longest serving governor, ended his second Republican presidential run with a whimper, Trump marked the shake-up by embracing his role as his party's 2016 bully on Saturday.
AUSTIN, Texas — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has stopped paying his 2016 presidential campaign's staff in the key early primary state of South Carolina, amid flagging poling numbers and sluggish fundraising.
AUSTIN, Texas — One of two felony indictments against former Texas Gov. Rick Perry was tossed out Friday, giving the Republican presidential candidate a potentially huge legal victory in the face of flagging polling numbers for the 2016 race.