Gov. Rick Perry
On Wednesday, with the smell of smoked brisket enticing taste buds at a Manhattan barbecue restaurant, the chief executive of the Lone Star State hoped his southern charm would work on local businesses.
Ahead of his arrival in New York on Sunday, the Republican former presidential candidate launched a TV and radio ad campaign trumpeting his state’s record on small businesses.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has announced plans to come to New York and Connecticut – and persuade some businesses to relocate to his home state.
The appearance comes after his stunning gaffe at last night’s Republican debate.
Speculation about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie entering the 2012 presidential race was at a fever pitch Monday. Unhappiness with the rest of the candidates has Republicans telling Christie it’s time to run.
The United Nations confrontation over Palestinian statehood became a major issue in the U.S. presidential race on Tuesday. Leading GOP contender Rick Perry accused President Barack Obama of appeasing terrorists and betraying Israel.
Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon would defeat former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays in a probable Republican primary for U.S. Senate if the election were held today, according to a Quinnipiac poll.