AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is running for
That's the word from Perry spokesman Mark Miner.
Miner is telling The Associated Press that Perry will announce
his intentions to run for the GOP nomination on Saturday as he
visits early primary states of South Carolina and New Hampshire.
Perry's candidacy is likely to shake the GOP field.
The governor's announcement that he's entering the race will
come two days after a debate in Iowa and on the same day that his
rivals participate in a test vote in the leadoff caucus state.