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Judge Declares Public School Financing System Unconstitutional

It’s the ruling heard across the state that will affect millions of school children.

08/28/2014

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Wendy Davis Escalates Push For Female Votes

The state senator, whose push to win the support of Texas women has long been symbolized by her bright coral sneakers, struck a far different tone in her first statewide TV ad.

08/28/2014

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AG: $3.9M Spent Defending GOP-Drawn Election Maps

The legal fight spearheaded by Attorney General Greg Abbott to defend redistricting maps in federal court has cost Texas $3.9 million so far, with more to come.

08/11/2014

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Texas AG Abbott: Gay-Marriage Ban In State’s Interest

Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office is arguing that the U.S. Constitution allows Texas to ban same-sex marriage to promote the birth of children in “stable, lasting relationships.”

07/29/2014

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Abbott: Texans Can Ask ‘Any Plant’ About Chemicals

Anyone can ask companies what they’re storing and get answers within 10 days.

07/02/2014

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Texas Seeking Recusal Of School Finance Case Judge

Attorney General Greg Abbott asked Monday for the district judge overseeing Texas’ sweeping school finance trial to recuse himself because of perceived bias in emails he exchanged with attorneys for school districts suing the state.

06/02/2014

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Paxton Wins GOP Runoff For Texas Attorney General

Tea party favorite Ken Paxton has won the Republican nomination for Texas attorney general after a bruising runoff against fellow lawmaker Dan Branch. Paxton is now the favorite to replace Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is running for governor.

05/27/2014

A sign sits at the beginning of a road that goes into thousands of acres of Bureau of Land Management land that has been temporarily closed to round-up illegal cattle that are grazing south of Mesquite Nevada on April 11, 2014 in Mesquite, Nevada. BLM officials are rounding up ranchers Cliven Bundy's cattle, who has been locked in a dispute with the BLM for a couple of decades over grazing rights.(Photo by George Frey/Getty Images

Amid Nevada Fight, Texas In Its Own Land Dispute With BLM

A Texas land dispute has the outgoing governor and the Republican candidate favored to replace him decrying the same federal agency currently embroiled in an armed standoff in Nevada.

04/24/2014

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Abbott: Armed School Employees OK Under Texas Law

Attorney General Greg Abbott says Texas school districts that authorize employees to carry handguns aren’t violating state law.

04/18/2014

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Wendy Davis Attacks Greg Abbott’s Pre-K Education Plan

It’s an education plan being proposed for 4-year-olds and one candidate for Texas governor says it doesn’t pass the test.

CBS 11–04/15/2014

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Greg Abbott, Wendy Davis Target Hispanic Vote

There’s a new so-called battle- ground receiving more attention in this year’s governor’s race.

03/17/2014

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Backlash From Nugent Comments Reveals Misstep For Texas GOP

Mitt Romney rallied with Kid Rock and President George W. Bush had a fan in Alice Cooper. But a Ted Nugent encore in the Texas governor’s race is growing unlikely after blowback from Republican Greg Abbott’s embrace of the ultimate shock rocker.

02/21/2014

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