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

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

A voter places a sticker indicating that he has cast his ballot. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

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

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

U.S. Attorney General Targets Texas Voting Rights, Texas AG Strikes Back

The Obama administration opened an aggressive new front in the battle over voter protection Thursday, singling out Texas for legal action.

CBS 11–07/25/2013

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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