Midday profiles GOP's leading presidential contenders: Rick Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry
Republican presidential candidate and Texas Gov. Rick Perry is interviewed by Google Soapbox while visiting the Iowa State Fair August 15, 2011 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Grow the Future of Public Media

MPR News is supported by Members. Gifts from individuals power everything you find here. Make a gift of any amount today to become a Member!