Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry Weighs Presidential Bid

The Takeaway
It is widely assumed that Texas Governor Rick Perry will soon announce plans to seek the Republican nomination for president. The governor's announcement may come this weekend, a week after his large prayer rally in Houston – which drew almost 30,000 attendants –  where he prayed for divine intervention to the assist President Obama's judgement.   Peggy Fikac,  Austin bureau chief for the San Antonio Express-News and the Houston Chronicle, has been following Perry's career for over 25 years since he was a Democrat in the Texas state house.  
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