Gov. Rick Perry has returned to Austin following the Iowa Caucus. He landed at ABIA just after 2 p.m. The media was not allowed on the tarmac, and Perry did not pause to give interviews.

Earlier: State officials return home ahead of Perry
Hours after announcing he would "reassess" his campaign, Gov. Rick Perry is on his way home to Austin. He is expected to arrive at ABIA this afternoon before leaving again for South Carolina.

Earlier today, members of his "strike-force" team arrived home; including State Senators Dan Patrick and Troy Fraser and Rep. Paul Workman. They were in Iowa to help the governor in his final push for votes ahead of yesterday’s caucus.

Many assumed Perry would bow out of the race following his announcement last night. He surprised some supporters, the media, and by some