1. He's In

    Perry Announces Candidacy

    17 May 2011, DALLAS, TX, USA --- Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks in Dallas to a gather of state Republican officials from across the country at a luncheon of the Republican National Committee at the Westin Park Central Hotel in Dallas on Monday, May 16, 2011. (Lara Solt/The Dallas Morning News) --- Image by © Lara Solt/Dallas Morning News/Corbis

    Lara Solt, Dallas Morning News / Corbis

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced his candidacy at the RedState Gathering in South Carolina, a convention of conservative bloggers. "It is time to get America working again,” said Perry. "I declare to you today as a candidate for president of the United States.” He also took the opportunity to attack President Obama, promising to repeal his “misguided” health-care reform immediately. “Mr. President, you cannot win the future by selling America off to foreign creditors,” said Perry.

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