Comedic Moment Unfolds Between Sen. Franken, Rick Perry At Confirmation HearingThere was a little comedy in the hearing room when U.S. Senator Al Franken questioned former Texas Governor Rick Perry at the Governor's confirmation hearing to be Energy Secretary.
Bachmann Says She's A Proven LeaderA day after winning a test poll of voters in Iowa, Rep. Michele Bachmann is seeking to distinguish herself from another tea party favorite and GOP presidential hopeful, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas.
Iowa Focal Point For Potential Shifts In GOP RaceThree important markers in the coming days could fundamentally alter the 2012 Republican presidential campaign, including whether Texas Gov. Rick Perry enters the race.