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Texas Gubernatorial Candidates Setting Fundraising Records

Attorney General and Republican Greg Abbott has a massive amount of cash on hand, a little more than four months before the election for Texas governor.

07/15/2014

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Planned Parenthood Eyes Texas Political Race

The advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood launched a new political action fund Thursday to influence this year’s election in Texas, hoping to build on its success shaping the Virginia governor’s race.

03/20/2014

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Texas Governor Candidate Wendy Davis Announces Education Plan

State Sen. Wendy Davis announced several education proposals Thursday at a round table discussion at the University of Texas at Arlington.

01/09/2014

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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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Wendy Davis Clarifies Pro-Life Comments In CBS 11 Interview

Democratic candidate for Governor Wendy Davis made headlines last week when she described herself as pro-life. In her first one-on-one interview with CBS 11 since she announced she’s running for Governor, Davis explained the apparent contradiction.

CBS 11–11/11/2013

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

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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Republican Lisa Fritsch Running For Texas Governor

Conservative commentator Lisa Fritsch says she is seeking the Republican nomination for Texas governor. Fritsch made the announcement in Austin on Tuesday.

10/08/2013

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Campaign Themes Begin To Merge In Texas Governor’s Race

As gubernatorial candidates ‘saddle up’, the campaign themes in the Texas governor’s race are beginning to emerge.

CBS 11–10/04/2013

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)

Democrat Wendy Davis Officially Enters Gubernatorial Race

Democrat Wendy Davis promised a more populist and bipartisan state government in Texas as she declared her long-anticipated candidacy for governor Thursday, but she didn’t mention abortion rights, the subject that brought her to national attention.

10/03/2013

Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis greets members of an audience. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Davis Expected To Announce Gubernatorial Bid

Fort Worth state Sen. Wendy Davis is expected to formally announce her campaign for Texas Governor on Thursday afternoon, becoming the first Democrat to make an official bid for statewide office.

10/03/2013

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) leads a rally in support of Texas women's right to reproductive decisions at the Texas state capitol on July 1, 2013. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Wendy Davis Lone Star For Texas Democrats In 2014

Stand with Wendy? Sure. But running with Wendy Davis in 2014 is less enticing for big-name Texas Democrats. Davis will launch her campaign for Texas governor next week riding a wave of national celebrity and fundraising power.

09/27/2013

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Early Stumbles In GOP Races For Post-Perry Texas

For Republicans eager to lead Texas after Governor Rick Perry finally steps aside in 2014, there’s one easy way to describe their campaign blunders so far: Oops.

09/20/2013

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