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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 speaks at a Veterans Day ceremony at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. (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

Keller ISD Launches Aggressive Anti-Bullying Campaign

Keller ISD is tackling bullying with its “Reaching Out With Character And Kindness” or “ROCK,” campaign.

10/07/2013

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis speaks at the podium as she announces her intentions to run for Governor at the W.G. Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City on Thursday, October 3, 2013. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Statewide Candidates Roll Out Campaign Ads

Candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and comptroller are rolling out campaign ads this week.

10/07/2013

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Reports: Davis Will Have Her Name On Gubernatorial Ballot

During her marathon filibuster, Democratic Senator Wendy Davis of Fort Worth took on Republicans to block new abortion restrictions. Now, sources tell the AP, she’ll fight Republicans again — to become Texas’ next Governor.

CBS 11–09/26/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 05: Texas State Sen. Wendy David (D) talks with guests at the head table before speaking at the National Press Club August 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. Davis, who entered the national spotlight after holding a filibuster on a Texas abortion bill, spoke on the political climate in Texas and Washington during her remarks. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Wendy Davis Begins The Long Hello

Fort Worth Democrat Wendy Davis has announced that she will make clear her future plans on Oct. 3.

09/22/2013

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