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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley Resigns Amidst Scandal

Alabama’s Republican Gov., Robert Bentley, 74, resigned from his office Monday after reaching an agreement with the legislature and the state’s attorneys office.

The Gov. faced impeachment after becoming enmeshed in an ethics probe into his actions concerning a relationship with a senior political aide. He was also accused of campaign finance violations.

Team Perry Won’t Quit

After the campaign of former Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) had to suspend staff pay, Team Perry is remaining loyal and standing by their candidate.

And Then There Were 15: Scott Walker Joins the Race

Walker takes a swing at some of his opponents. “In the Republican field, there are some who are good fighters, but they haven’t won those battles, and there are others who have won elections but they haven’t consistently taken on the big fights.”

Rick Perry

Rick Perry’s First Month of Fundraising Yields Solid Numbers

In a statement provided to Breitbart News, Perry campaign manager Jeff Miller touted the collective fundraising efforts. “Americans are looking for a tested leader with an optimistic vision for the future, and we are pleased with the broad support Gov. Perry is receiving across the country,” said Miller. “Governor Perry is well positioned and between the campaign and independent sources, the necessary funds will be in place to run a competitive, successful campaign.”

Rick Perry: GOP Has Ignored Black Vote for Too Long

“When it comes to race, America is a better and more tolerant and more welcoming place than it has ever been. So why is it that even today, so many black families feel left behind?” asked Perry, noting that African-Americans continued to economically lag behind other Americans. Democrats have long had the opportunity to govern in African-American communities. It is time to help black families hold them accountable for the results.

Team Perry Plays it Cool and Confident

Perry himself is absolutely confident that his record and message will prove to be a winning combination in the minds of voters, telling Breitbart News, “I’ll be on the debate stage. I’m a lot more interested in what we’re going to say on the debate stage than whether I’m going to be there. I’ll be there.”

Rick Perry is Running

ADDISON, Texas — Former Governor Rick Perry’s (R-TX) 2012 presidential campaign was a roller coaster ride, shooting to the top of the polls when he first entered the race, then plummeting back down after a series of debate missteps.

Bobby Jindal Advocates for School Choice in New Hampshire

Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) addressed the New Hampshire Republican Leadership Summit on Saturday. Currently considering joining the 2016 presidential race, Jindal shared what the American Dream has meant for his family, especially how education created opportunities.

Governor Abbott Celebrates Texas Music During SXSW

In a party at the Governor’s Mansion, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia Abbott hosted Texas musicians, music industry representatives and vendors, SXSW attendees, elected officials, and other honored guests in an evening to celebrate Texas music. The

Governor Abbott Adopts New Puppy

The Texas Governor’s Mansion in Austin has a new resident — of the four-legged variety. Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) announced over the weekend that his family had adopted a puppy, a golden retriever they have named “Pancake.”