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    Perry’s Texas Approval Plummets

    NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - JANUARY 19:  Republican presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry salutes as his wife Antia looks on at Hyatt Place January 19, 2012 in North Charleston, South Carolina. Perry, who placed fifth in Iowa and New Hampshire, announced his withdrawal from the presidential race and endorsed former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.  (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

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    Either Texans love Obama, or Rick Perry's campaign really killed his cool, because the former presidential candidate's home state has more love for the president than its own governor. According to a new Dallas Morning News poll, 37 percent of Texans have a less-favorable view of Perry since he dropped out of the GOP race, and 45 percent think his campaign has been bad for the state's image. While 40 percent of Perry's constituents approve of how he's doing his job, 43 percent approve of President Obama's performance. 

    Read it at Dallas Morning News