FILE - This May 23, 2011 photo shows Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaking before ceremonially signing a bill in Austin, Texas. Perry says he'll consider seeking the Republican nomination for president. Perry reversed course Friday, May 27, 2011 after saying for months he wasn't interesting in running for the White House. He said he will decide whether to enter the race after the Texas Legislature adjourns Monday. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck, File) (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck) The Associated Press FILE - In this May 23, 2011 file photo, Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks in Austin, Texas. After months of resisting calls to join the race, Perry says he will consider seeking the Republicans¹ presidential nomination, a move that could upend the entire GOP field. Perry would bring conservative bona fides, a proven fundraising record and a fresh voice. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck, File) The Associated Press FILE - In this May 25, 2011 file photo, Republican presidential hopeful, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty waits to speak in Washington. For Republicans who once supported combating global warming, the race for the presidency is already getting hot. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) The Associated Press FILE - In this May 12, 2011 file photo, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. For Republicans who once supported combating global warming, the race for the presidency is already getting hot. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File) The Associated Press FILE - In this May 16, 2011 file photo, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks during the Kiwanis Club luncheon in Dubuque, Iowa. For Republicans who once supported combating global warming, the race for the presidency is already getting hot. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File) The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The race for the Republican nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in 2012 is suddenly getting more interesting.After months of resisting calls to join the contest, Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he will consider it. That could reshape the field, adding a sitting governor who has never lost an election.Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is on the move, announcing a campaign-style bus tour along the East Coast.And former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is heading to New Hampshire next week, further stirring speculation that he will jump in.Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history, would bring conservative bona fides, a proven fundraising record and a fresh voice. Even as his advisers say he has no intention of running, he has methodically raised his profile.