Rick Perry

Energy Department Secretary Rick Perry arrives to a joint Congress session with President Donald Trump on February 28, 2017, in Washington, DC.

Energy Department Allegedly Bans Use of 'Climate Change' In Its Written Communication

Staff can also not text, type or jot down ”Paris Agreement,” according to sources who spoke with POLITICO.

Rick Perry (L) is sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence (R), as Perry's wife Anita looks on during the March 2, 2017, ceremony in Washington, D.C.

These 3 Quotes from the New Energy Secretary Could Say A Lot About His Department's Future

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry prepares to lead the department responsible for the nation’s nuclear arsenal.

Empty black leather chairs

The Latest on Trump's Cabinet: Who Was Confirmed, Who Was Delayed?

Democrats boycotted two votes today, but one of President Trump’s nominees was confirmed by 96 members of the Senate.

People watch on the National Mall the inauguration of President Donald Trump on January 20, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Washington and the entire world have watched the transfer of the United States presidency from Barack Obama to Trump, the 45th president.

Hundreds of Women Disrupted D.C. Offices to Challenge White House Cabinet

The group included veterans, Indigenous women, climate justice activists, women of color and their allies.

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to the crowd at the Marriott St. Louis Airport Hotel on September 11, 2015, in St. Louis, Missouri.

WATCH: Energy Secretary Nominee Rick Perry Makes Case to Enter White House

The former Texas governor testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, defending his ties with the fossil fuel industry and ability to manage the $12.9 billion nuclear security budget.

#DayAgainstDenial Actions Happening Across the U.S. To Protest Trump Cabinet Picks

People are calling on the Senate to reject the President-elect’s nominees, most of whom deny climate change.

Eight panes show individual photos of the nominees with Donald Trump

This Video Breaks Down The 'Bigotry of Trump's Cabinet'

ThinkProgress explores what some of the president-elect’s administration picks think about race, sexuality and religion.

ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, left, and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, right.

What You Should Know About the President-Elect's Latest Cabinet Picks

For starters, both Rex Tillerson and Rick Perry support climate change deniers.

Jeb Bush 2016, Dugger Interview, Worsening MERS Outbreak

Some of Thursday’s big stories

Rick Perry to Send National Guard to Stop Child Migrants

Political maneuvers afoot.

Texas Governor Wants Welfare, Unemployment Applicants To Pee In A Cup

Texas is poised to join the drug-testing bandwagon.

In Planned Parenthood vs. Texas, Judicial Whiplash Ensues

While the Republican-dominated Lone Star state dukes it out with Planned Parenthood, poor patients who rely on the state’s Women’s Health Program are in limbo

A Texas-Style War on Women Guts Basic Care to Jab Planned Parenthood

Black, single, childless and back in college, Delia Henry represents a population rarely visible in the so-called war on women. And she’s about to lose her health care because Rick Perry is gutting a Women’s Health Program just to hurt Planned Parenthood.

Rick Perry's Real Legacy? His 2011 Executions (A Dance Video)

In honor of Texas Governor Rick Perry executing his presidential campaign, Adriel Luis, a Colorlines.com contributor and artist based in Brooklyn, NY, made this video to remind all of us what Perry’s real legacy is.

Rick Perry, GOP's Most Viable Candidate for Latino Vote Drops Out of Race

Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry announced his withdrawal from the presidential race on Thursday.

Sarah Silverman Organizes 'Live From Niggerhead' Comedy Show

Some see a disaster. But Silverman sees a teachable moment.

Rick Perry Reserves His 'Brother' References for Herman Cain

Is the Texas governor trying to make up for his “Niggerhead” ranch controversy?

Rick Perry Spent the Weekend at 'Niggerhead' Ranch

Texas Governor Rick Perry doesn’t deny leasing a hunting camp called “Niggerhead.”

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Loses His "Heart" to Tea Party on Immigration

Now that he’s called his comments on immigration reform last week “inappropriate,” Rick Perry has officially joined the hard right of the Republican party.

Justice John Paul Stevens' Only Regret: Texas Death Penalty Vote

The retired judge says that his 1977 vote to reinstate the Texas death penalty isn’t something he’s proud of.