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Does Rick Perry Have a Comeback in Him?

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry officially announced he’s running for President in Dallas Thursday (6/4/15). He has to overcome his famous 2012 GOP Presidential debate flame out, and an indictment still hanging over his head. But in an already crowded field, he also finds himself one of two hard line conservatives from Texas. Is there […]

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry officially announced he’s running for President in Dallas Thursday (6/4/15). He has to overcome his famous 2012 GOP Presidential debate flame out, and an indictment still hanging over his head.

But in an already crowded field, he also finds himself one of two hard line conservatives from Texas. Is there room in the GOP mix for both Perry and Senator Ted Cruz?

We ask Rice University political science professor Mark Jones.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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