Republican presidential candidate, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a campaign stop at Anderson Christian School on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Anderson, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

Rick Perry dropping out of 2016 race

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry has suspended his run for the White House, becoming the first major Republican candidate to leave the field…

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State of Texas: In-depth

The national race for President and a few local races dominated the week in politics, but there were also a few shake ups coming to the Texa…