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AG Abbott: $300M Border Security Plan If Elected Governor

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.

02/04/2014

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Republican Abbott To Unveil Border Security Agenda

Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott is laying out his border security agenda if elected governor in November.

02/04/2014

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Mexican National’s Lawyers Want Texas Execution Halted

Edgar Arias Tamayo was set for lethal injection Wednesday for the January 1994 slaying of a Houston police officer two decades ago.

01/22/2014

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Texas Dems Try To Make Payday Lending Election Issue

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.

01/10/2014

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Attorney General Greg Abbott Incensed By Teen Probation Sentence

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott called the sentence given the 16 year old who killed four people while driving drunk outrageous.

12/13/2013

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Education Emerging As Issue In Abbott-Davis Race

Classrooms in Texas are dramatically changing in 2014. So might education politics in the governor’s race. Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis continued trading barbs over public schools, despite neither yet unveiling an education platform.

12/11/2013

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Abbott, Davis Register Candidacies For Governor

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and state Sen. Wendy Davis have formally registered their candidacies for their parties’ nominations for governor in next year’s primaries.

11/09/2013

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Texas Votes In First Election Day Under ID Law

Texas voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the state’s first election requiring people to show ID.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

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Abbott Targets Hiring In Latest Federal Lawsuit

The state has sued the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over claims that federal guidelines hamstring employers from excluding convicted felons when hiring.

11/04/2013

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Greg Abbott Focuses On Jobs & Obamacare In Run For Governor

Greg Abbott told a crowd at North Dallas restaurant he will continue to fight against Obamacare as Governor of Texas, just as he has as state Attorney General.

CBS 11–10/21/2013

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Texas AG Catching Heat For About-Face On AA Merger

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is facing heat for his about face on joining the U.S. Justice Department’s lawsuit to block the proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways.

CBS 11–10/02/2013

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Redistricting Case Could Delay Texas Primaries

Politicians across the state are announcing their candidacies and hiring campaign workers, but the ongoing battle over redistricting could again delay the March primaries and make life difficult for incumbents.

08/11/2013

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