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Texas State Sen. Wendy David speaks at the National Press Club on August 5, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Davis Spends $4 Million On Attack Ads

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wendy Davis spent about $4 million in August to attack Republican opponent Greg Abbott in television ads airing across Texas.

08/26/2014

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Governor Perry Indictment Drowning Out Race To Replace Him

The indictment, booking and mugshot of Texas governor Rick Perry has taken on a life of its own, being placed onto t-shirts referencing his legal battle, and his likely second run for the White House in 2016.

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Wendy Davis Questions National Guard On Border

Democratic candidate Wendy Davis said Thursday that as governor she would pull Texas National Guard troops from the border if local officials determined they weren’t necessary.

08/07/2014

Wedding cake topper figurines are seen at a bakery. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Texas Catholic Bishops Support Same Sex Marriage Appeal

Texas Roman Catholic Bishops have thrown their legal support behind the effort to reinstate the same sex marriage ban in Texas.

08/05/2014

Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Underdog Wendy Davis Insists She’ll Win Governor’s Race

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis insists “we’re going to win” despite her Republican opponent’s sizeable advantage in campaign cash and opinion polls.

08/05/2014

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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

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

Abbott Says Chemical Data “Challenging To Get”

Attorney General Greg Abbott is conceding that learning where dangerous chemicals are stored in Texas is more challenging than he had previously suggested.

07/03/2014

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Texas School Finance Judge Won’t Be Removed

A visiting judge ruled Monday that a colleague can keep presiding over the long-running Texas school finance trial, blocking state attempts to oust him because of perceived bias.

06/24/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz, Abbott: Obama To Blame For Flood Of Minors

Texas Republican leaders Ted Cruz and Greg Abbott are ramping up criticism of President Barack Obama for more than 52,000 unaccompanied minors who have poured across the southwestern border of the U.S. in recent months.

06/23/2014

Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River May 26, 2010, near Hidalgo. (credit: Getty Images/Scott Olson)

Cruz, Perry, Abbott Tour Immigration Facilities

Some of the state’s top conservative stars are getting first-hand looks at the surge of unaccompanied children caught crossing the U.S. border with Mexico illegally.

06/23/2014

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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

A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images/John Moore)

Texas Asks Feds For $30 Million To Secure Border

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has asked the U.S. Homeland Security secretary for $30 million so Texas can send more state troopers to the Texas-Mexico border to provide security while the Border Patrol is contending with an immigration surge.

06/12/2014

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