Elections 2016

August 9, 2011 7:27 AM

Perry's busy schedule signals his political plans, aides say

Texas Gov. Rick Perry appears to be bounding toward a full-scale plunge into the 2012 presidential race with visits to two early battleground states this week, where he is likely to tout Texas' robust economic growth and job creation while President Barack Obama struggles against an onslaught of bad economic news.

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