Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry Weighs Presidential Bid

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It is widely assumed that Texas Governor Rick Perry will soon announce plans to seek the Republican nomination for president. The governor's announcement may come this weekend, a week after his large prayer rally in Houston — which drew almost 30,000 attendants — where he prayed for divine intervention to the assist President Obama's judgement. 

Peggy Fikac, Austin bureau chief for the San Antonio Express-News and the Houston Chronicle, has been following Perry's career for over 25 years since he was a Democrat in the Texas state house.