The governor's parents, Ray and Amelia Perry, give nearly unprecedented interview about their son and the state of America.
November 7, 2011 | by Jason Cohen
Born in Paint Creek, Rick Perry is the forty-seventh governor of Texas and the longest-serving governor in state history. Prior to assuming the governorship in 2001, Perry served as a state representative, agriculture commissioner, and lieutenant governor. Despite getting walloped in an unsuccessful run for president in 2012, he is routinely discussed as a potential candidate in 2016.