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Wendy Davis Reveals Abortion In Campaign Memoir

Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s, including one where the fetus had developed a severe brain abnormality.

09/06/2014

Greg Abbott-Wendy Davis

Texas Governor Candidates Debut Ad, Economic Plan

Both candidates for Texas Governor are busy today, exactly 20 weeks before the November 4 election.

06/17/2014

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Oldest-Ever Texas Congressman Faces Biggest Challenge

Now that he’s 90 and the oldest-ever member of the U.S. House, the Texas Republican is facing his own political shootout. He’s facing his first primary runoff since being elected in 1980.

04/28/2014

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Abbott: Pay Teachers Bonuses For High Exam Scores

Republican Greg Abbott says that as Texas governor he would seek bonuses for high school teachers whose students perform well on college readiness exams.

04/23/2014

A 2005 photo of rocker Ted Nugent saluting U.S. troops. Nugent was doing a live interview with Governor Rick Perry in Crawford, Texas. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

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

George P. Bush speaks on night two of the Republican National Convention August 31, 2004 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

George P. Bush, David Watts Vie For Texas Land Commissioner Job

Two weeks before the Texas primary Texas Land Commissioner candidate George P. Bush talks to CBS 11 News about his family, his politics and responds to critics who don’t like political dynasties.

CBS 11–02/20/2014

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Governor Perry Condemns Nugent’s ‘Subhuman Mongrel’ Remark

Governor Rick Perry has condemned inflammatory remarks by Ted Nugent that resurfaced after the rocker campaigned with Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott.

02/20/2014

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Court Ruling May See Super PAC Money Rise In Texas

A recent federal court ruling essentially overturned Texas’ ban on political action committees that can spend lavishly as long as they aren’t coordinating with political campaigns.

02/17/2014

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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

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Republican Abbott Reports Raising $3.1M In January

Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says he raised more than $3.1 million last month in his run for Texas governor.

CBS 11–02/03/2014

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Protestors Rally Against The “Redskins” Name Sunday

The controversial battle surrounding the Washington Redskins team name made its way into Sunday’s game against the Cowboys.

10/13/2013

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

Abbott Promises To Keep Texas Economy Exceptional

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says Texas’ booming economy is the nation’s strongest and it’ll remain that way if he’s elected governor.

10/10/2013

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