By Stephen Braun, Associated Press
Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Energy secretary, has close ties to the Texas oil industry.
By PBS NewsHour
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…
By Matthew Daly and Will Weissert, Associated Press
Perry is likely to shift the department away from renewable energy and toward oil and other fossil fuels that he championed as Texas governor.
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas — An avid Twitter user, Donald Trump has attracted more than his fair share of trolls. Now, he may be ready to name one of them to the Supreme Court.
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
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.
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
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.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is dropping out of the 2016 campaign for president.
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.
By Jill Colvin and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
CLEVELAND -- Before the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign for president, there was the undercard: a match-up of seven GOP candidates who didn't have the poll numbers to make the main event.
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.
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