Rick Perry drops 2012 bid

FILE - In this Thursday, July 25, 2013 file photo, Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis, famous for her 12-hour filibuster attempt against an anti-abortion rights bill, speaks at a fundraiser in Washington. Unforced errors by GOP front-runners to replace Gov. Rick Perry, when he steps aside in 2014 have given Texas Democrats, a little hope in winning a statewide office for the first time in 20 years. But as they wait for Davis’ expected Oct. 3 announcement that she will run, they’re left without a candidate to pounce on their rivals’ missteps. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced on January 19 that he was ending his presidential bid and endorsed rival Newt Gingrich.

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