October 8th, 2010
09:59 AM ET
9 years ago

Anti-Washington crusade puts Perry close to re-election

Austin, Texas (CNN) - Rick Perry has been governor of Texas since the waning days of the Clinton administration.

The Republican has worked in the state capital of Austin in some fashion - state legislator, Agriculture Commissioner, Lieutenant Governor - since 1985, so long ago that he was actually a Democrat at the time of his first election.


Filed under: 2010 • Bill White • Kathie Glass • Rick Perry • Texas