Rick Perry Drops Out of GOP Race

Texas Governor Rick Perry said he "gave full of myself for a cause worth of this country"

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    Republican presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to the media at Hyatt Place Thursday.

    Republican Rick Perry says he's dropping out of the GOP presidential race and endorsing Newt Gingrich.

    The Texas governor announced his decision Thursday at a news conference in South Carolina, two days before the state's primary.

    Perry said he concluded there was no "viable path forward" for him in the race. He praised Gingrich as a "conservative visionary."

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