If Texas Governor Rick Perry jumps into the Republican presidential contest, the crowded field will get a formidable fundraiser competing for millions of dollars up for grabs from on-the-fence donors.
Perry, who is flirting with joining the 2012 race, has been traveling the country in recent years — giving him a rapport with national Republicans. And as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, he has ties to big party donors.
”He’s got a pretty robust Rolodex,” said Harvey Kronberg, who writes a report on Texas politics. He noted that Texas is one of the top money states in the nation for Republicans.
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[insetleft title=”PS”]Hade jag varit hängiven på spel hade jag satsat några kronor på att detta är USA:s nästa president.[/insetleft]