Attorney General Greg Abbott
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.
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.
Attorney General Greg Abbott says Texas school districts that authorize employees to carry handguns aren’t violating state law.
It’s an education plan being proposed for 4-year-olds and one candidate for Texas governor says it doesn’t pass the test.
There’s a new so-called battle- ground receiving more attention in this year’s governor’s race.
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.
Governor Rick Perry has condemned inflammatory remarks by Ted Nugent that resurfaced after the rocker campaigned with Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott.
Democratic candidate for governor Wendy Davis is calling on Texas to settle a school finance lawsuit and convene a special session of the Legislature.
Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says he wants to double state spending on border security and deploy an extra 500 troopers along the Texas-Mexico border if elected governor in November.
Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott is laying out his border security agenda if elected governor in November.
Edgar Arias Tamayo was set for lethal injection Wednesday for the January 1994 slaying of a Houston police officer two decades ago.
Democratic competitor Wendy Davis claims Abbott is responsible for a 2006 interpretation of a consumer loan law that allowed payday lenders to charge fees as high as 25 percent of a loan’s value.