File photo of Republican presidential candidate Texas Governor Rick Perry gesturing during a debate in a Republican presidential candidates debate in Myrtle Beach

 
File photo of Republican presidential candidate Texas Governor Rick Perry gesturing during a debate in a Republican presidential candidates debate in Myrtle Beach
Republican presidential candidate Texas Governor Rick Perry gestures during a debate in a Republican presidential candidates debate in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in this file photo taken January 16, 2012. Media sources including CNN and the New York Times are reporting that Perry will drop out of the presidential race January 19, 2012 in South Carolina. REUTERS/Jason Reed/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS)