Election 2016

July 27, 2011

Texas Gov. Perry eyes Florida in assessing presidential bid

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is exploring a run for president in a behind-the-scenes effort to set up a shadow campaign that stretches from Austin to New Hampshire to Miami. Perry’s potential bid is more of a whisper campaign than a presidential campaign at the moment, but he’s aggressively courting fundraisers and political consultants — even if they’re allied with other candidates.

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