Austin, TX (NBC) — Texas Governor Rick Perry is expected to announce he's running for re-election. The Governor has invited his closest friends and supporters to an event next monday in San Antonio. The announcement comes as Perry finds himself at the center of a combative legislative fight over abortion rights in Texas.
An e-mail about the event says Perry, quote "will be making an announcement around mid-day in San Antonio concerning his exciting future plans."
Most Texas political insiders don't expect Perry to run again, but they say he might be considering another presidential run after his failed attempt in 2012. Perry has been in office in texas since 2000. He's now served three terms as governor.