Rick Perry's Donor List Is a Sports Almanac

The former Texas governor names his early money team in a bid to stay in the 2016 mix.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the victory party for Texas Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott after an apparent victory over Democratic Sen. Wendy Davis on November 4, 2014 in Austin, Texas.

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Former Texas Governor Rick Perry has drafted a lineup of sports figures to help finance his 2016 presidential exploration. Former team owners and players appear alongside energy industry titans and state Republican rainmakers on a political advisory board made public on Thursday.

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