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Rick Perry, governor of Texas, takes a video using a Motorola Solutions Inc. Moto X smartphone during an event at the Flextronics International Ltd. factory in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Rick Perry, governor of Texas, takes a video using a Motorola Solutions Inc. Moto X smartphone during an event at the Flextronics International Ltd. factory in Fort Worth, Texas.

Perry, Texas Salesman-in-Chief: ‘Have Not’ Decided about 2016

The Dow was down 44 points. Gov. Rick Perry was up for a live chat @SquawkStreet. The financial cable network, CNBC, was touting Texas as “pro-business,” the message that the retiring Republican governor has been carrying around the country under...

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A closure sign is posted on the national mall near the Capitol in Washington, DC, on October 3, 2013.

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A closure sign is posted on the national mall near the Capitol in Washington, DC, on October 3, 2013.

Shutdown Journal: Week One

Updated Oct. 6  at 9:50 am and 12:34 pm EDT On the first Sunday of the partial government shutdown, think of the talk shows as quote machines. With some ominous quotes at that: Boehner: “We are not going to pass...

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to a reporter about the impending rain as he arrives for a meeting in Midtown Manhattan, on  June 18, 2013 in New York.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to a reporter about the impending rain as he arrives for a meeting in Midtown Manhattan, on June 18, 2013 in New York.

Texan Perry’s New York Shopping Trip

The eyes of Texas are on New York businesses. Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s 2013 business poaching tour rolled into New York City today with a meeting for potential recruits at Hill Country Barbecue in the Flatiron District. Perry, wearing black...

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Jerry Brown, governor of California, in Sacramento, California.

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Jerry Brown, governor of California, in Sacramento, California.

Jerry Brown: Rick Perry’s Radio Ads ‘Barely’ (Ahem, Register) in California

Gov. Jerry Brown isn’t worried about the miniscule amount of money that  Texas Gov. Rick Perry is spending on radio ads airing in California urging companies there to leave for the Lone Star state. The 30-second ad features Perry knocking...

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President Barack Obama chats with a shopkeeper during a visit to Cleveland's West Side Market in Ohio.

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President Barack Obama chats with a shopkeeper during a visit to Cleveland's West Side Market in Ohio.

How’s Business, Obama Asks in Ohio — Not Amused by the Answer

President Barack Obama stopped at Michelle’s Bakery in Ohio today. In his unscheduled stop after a campaign event at the Cleveland West Side Market, a 100-year-old collection of mom and pop-style vendors, the president started at a bakery whose owner...

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President Barack Obama walks to Marine One prior to departing to Florida and Virginia to attend campaign events.

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President Barack Obama walks to Marine One prior to departing to Florida and Virginia to attend campaign events.

No. 1 Political Web Video: Obama’s

In the YouTube campaign, the president has taken a wide lead. No. 1 in the top-trending English-language political videos last week: President Barack Obama’s Web-ad about “The Choice:” 1.958 million hits. “It’s a choice between two very different plans for...

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A White Castle staff  delivers to the Capitol celebrating the company's 90th birthday.

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A White Castle staff delivers to the Capitol celebrating the company's 90th birthday.

Supreme Court Leaves Questions – White Castle, Others Unconvinced

CEOs still see risks in President Barack Obama’s health-care law, even after last week’s Supreme Court ruling. After complaining about the uncertainty of having the rules up for grab during the case, the decision doesn’t seem to have settled the...

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