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Perry Declines to Commit to Full Term

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Savoring his re-election victory, Republican Governor Rick Perry is pledging to work with lawmakers from both political parties as he pushes to secure the border, create jobs and improve schools.

And although he said he's proud to be governor, he wouldn't commit Wednesday to completing the four-year term he just won.

Perry said -- quote -- "That's kind of up to the good Lord. He may decide he wants me doing something different and I'm out of here tomorrow. Who knows? I plan on being here working, making a difference."

Perry said he was asked during his campaign about serving his entire term, but he said -- quote -- "I'm not naive enough to take the bait on that."

Perry has been mentioned by some supporters as a possible vice presidential nominee in 2008, but Perry himself never waded into the subject.


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