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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Abbott Returns To Hometown In Campaign For Governor

Before a standing room only crowd in his hometown of Duncanville, Greg Abbott repeated what he started Sunday — he’s running for Governor. “I’m fighting for everyday, hard-working middle-class Texans who work on Main Street.”

07/16/2013

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Attorney General Abbott Campaigning In North Texas

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is wasting no time in beginning his official campaign to succeed Rick Perry as governor.

07/16/2013

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Attorney General Abbott Says He Raised Almost $5M

Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is widely expected to run for governor, says he raised a record $4.7-plus million in the last two weeks of June.

07/11/2013

Governor Rick Perry (credit: cott Eells-Pool/Getty Images)

Perry’s Decision Will Transform Texas Politics

AUSTIN (AP) — No matter what Gov. Rick Perry announces on Monday, his decision will transform politics in Texas. If the state’s longest-serving governor chooses to retire, then at least six out of nine elected […]

07/07/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott  tour Rancho Brazos Estates in Granbury - Friday May 17, 2013

Gov. Perry Tours Granbury Neighborhood Hit By Tornado

GRANBURY (AP) – Gov. Rick Perry says the tornado-wrought devastation in a North Texas neighborhood is almost incomprehensible. Perry toured Granbury on Friday, two days after a tornado left six people dead in the city […]

05/17/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry, Dewhurst Headline Texas Anti-Abortion Rally

Top Texas Republicans are joining abortion opponents for an Austin rally marking the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision.

01/26/2013

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Texas AG Reaches Settlement On Alleged Fraud

Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office announced the deal on Friday with Pfizer Inc. and Endo Pharmaceuticals. Each company will pay $18.1 million and attorney’s fees.

01/04/2013

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Texas Spends Millions Suing Federal Government

The Texas attorney general’s office has filed 24 lawsuits against the federal government since President Barack Obama took office — litigation that has cost the state $2.58 million and more than 14,113 hours working those cases.

09/09/2012

Voters cast their ballots at a polling station on March 6, 2012 in Ohio. (credit: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Judge Denies Stay Of Voter Registration Order

A federal judge has denied the state of Texas a stay of his injunction that blocks enforcement of parts of the state’s new voter registration laws.

08/14/2012

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New Utility Bill Payment Scam

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and Attorney General Greg Abbott issued a consumer alert Monday regarding a utility bill payment scam.

08/06/2012

Voters cast their ballots at a polling station on March 6, 2012 in Ohio. (credit: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

State Asks Judge To Stay Voter Registration Order

The state of Texas wants a federal judge to stay his injunction blocking enforcement of parts of the state’s new voter registration laws.

08/03/2012

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Federal Judge Warns Texas About Voter ID Case

A federal court has warned Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to turn over evidence in the Voter ID case or the law will not be in effect by November.

05/08/2012

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