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Rick Perry's Biggest Advantage in 2016

10/20/14
The Atlantic
David Frum
Texas Governor Rick Perry quietly traveled to Europe last week to assert his foreign-policy credentials. He got what he was looking for—but in an unexpected way.

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First person to come out of quarantine after direct contact with Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan

10/17/14
Dallas Morning News
By Tasha Tsiaperas
One of the first 48 people who came in contact with the country’s first Ebola patient has been cleared, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said Friday.

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Rick Perry: ‘Unacceptable’ mistakes on Ebola

10/17/14
Politico
Katie Glueck
AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Rick Perry on Friday said that “unacceptable” — if “understandable” — mistakes have been made in the U.S. handling of Ebola, three cases of which have popped up in Texas.

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In Ebola Fight, Perry Pushes West Africa Travel Ban

10/17/14
The Texas Tribune
Edgar Walters
Gov. Rick Perry said Friday that to help combat the spread of the Ebola virus, he has asked President Obama to ban air travel from West African countries fighting Ebola outbreaks, with exceptions allowed for aid workers.

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Rick Perry back in Texas from Europe to take center stage handling state's Ebola crisis

10/17/14
New York Daily News
Leslie Larson
Rick Perry is back Texas on Friday, cutting short his European tour to face fears over two Dallas nurses diagnosed with Ebola.

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Perry gives foreign policy speech in London

10/15/14
The Washington Examiner
Kelly Cohen
Rick Perry amped up his foreign policy resume ahead of a likely 2016 presidential campaign with a visit to London.

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Rick Perry in London: 'You always sound so darn smart'

10/14/14
CNN
Justin Peligri
(CNN) -- In London on Tuesday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry called for more Western involvement in Syria to fight ISIS, and praised the U.S.'s British allies for everything from their love of defending freedom to the boy band One Direction.

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In Britain, Perry Works on His Foreign Policy Bona Fides

10/14/14
New York Times
David S. Joachim
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas delivered a muscular foreign policy speech in London on Tuesday in which he defended Western military action against the Islamic State and seemed to distance himself further from the isolationist streak of his potential rivals for the Republican presidential nomination, including Senators Rand Paul of Kentucky and his fellow Texan Ted Cruz.

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Rick Perry speaks in London

10/14/14
Washington Post
Jennifer Rubin
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is in England, Germany, Poland and Ukraine this week, ostensibly for an economic development mission. However, with major speeches Tuesday at the Royal United Services Institute in London and Thursday at University of Warsaw and visits with world leaders, he plainly is out to demonstrate he has the gravitas to operate on the world stage. If his speech today is any indication, things are looking bright for his presidential resume.

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Texas leads nation with record export numbers

10/06/14
San Antonio Express-News
David Hendricks
SAN ANTONIO — Texas led the nation in exports last year, selling a record-breaking $279.5 billion worth of goods abroad, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Monday in San Antonio.

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