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January 4th, 2012

Perry Apparently Staying in the Race

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Written by: Kevin Hall
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Texas Governor Rick Perry sent out a Twitter message that indicates he plans to stay in the presidential race. “And the next leg of the marathon is the Palmetto State…Here we come South Carolina!!!,” Perry tweeted. The post was accompanied by a picture of Perry jogging.

Rick Perry finished a disappointing fifth place in Tuesday’s Iowa Caucus, garnering 10% of the vote. His campaign announced afterwards that they would be going back to Texas to reassessment the campaign. That reassessment obviously did not take very long.

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Kevin Hall

Kevin Hall brings almost two decades of journalistic experience to TheIowaRepublican. Starting in college as a radio broadcaster, Hall eventually became a television anchor/reporter for stations in North Carolina, Missouri, and Iowa. During the 2007 caucus cycle, Hall changed careers and joined the political realm. He was the northwest Iowa field director for Fred Thompson’s presidential campaign. Hall helped Terry Branstad return to the governor’s office by organizing southwest Iowa for Branstad’s 2010 campaign. Hall serves as a reporter/columnist for

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