Charges could give Texas gov. needed boost with skeptics in Granite State this weekend too.
Texas governor and his legal team say it's an abuse of the court system for political gain.
"I have complete faith and confidence in Governor Perry's honesty and integrity," he says.
Her fall campaign schedule begins with Sen. Tom Harkin's annual steak fry.
The Texas governor will visit the early presidential primary state on Friday.
The key question is who might emerge to give Clinton a serious challenge from the left.
Differing tone could provide clues for the divergent trails the senators are forging.
The Texas senator defended Perry after the governor was indicted Friday.
Santorum is making the three-day trip with Bob Vander Plaats and Foster Friess.
The governor says his decision will come "by the end of this year or the beginning of next."