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Gov. Rick Perry looking to set up PAC

• by Cowboy Byte

Texas governor Rick Perry wants to use money left over from his failed presidential bid to form a political action committee.

Perry campaign treasurer Salvatore Purpura sent a letter to the Federal Election Commission asking for guidance on forming a PAC or super PAC. The former would allow Perry to raise up to $5,000 from individual donors or corporations, while super PACs don’t have contribution limits.

Perry dropped out of the race Jan. 19 and endorsed former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. He’s kept a low profile since returning to Texas.