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from Tales from the Trail:

Perry stands ground on Turkey

Given an opportunity to revise (back down or retract) his comments he made in Monday's Republican debate linking Turkey to "Islamic terrorists," Texas Governor Rick Perry stood his ground on Tuesday.

The Republican presidential candidate made no apology for nearly touching off an international incident with his take on the long-time U.S. ally. Perry defended his view in a CNN interview, hours after Turkey's response.

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from Tales from the Trail:

Governor Perry’s call to prayer

Financial debt. Terrorism. Natural disasters -- all big problems for the United States.

Texas  Governor Rick Perry,  a potential Republican presidential candidate, thinks prayer might help.

"There is hope for America... and we will find it on our knees,"  Perry says in an invitation to fellow Americans to join him for "a solemn gathering of prayer and fasting" for the country in August in Houston.