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Abbott Vows To Challenge Immigration Order

Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott is pledging to challenge President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration in court.

11/21/2014

Texas Governor-Elect Greg Abbott celebrates with his wife Cecilia and daughter Aubrey during his victory party on November 4, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Abbott Makes First Nomination As Governor-Elect

Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott has chosen a new Texas secretary of state in his first nomination since his landslide victory last week.

11/11/2014

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Drug Tests, Texting Bans On 1st Day Of Bill Filing

Drug testing for welfare recipients and another crack at a statewide texting-while-driving ban are among bills lawmakers are filing ahead of the first legislative session under Gov.-elect Greg Abbott.

11/11/2014

Texas Governor-Elect Greg Abbott celebrates with his wife Cecilia and daughter Aubrey during his victory party on November 4, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Abbott Discusses Transition To Governor

Governor-elect Greg Abbott is set to reveal his plans on Tuesday for the transition into his new job. The Republican attorney general officially takes office on January 20.

11/11/2014

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 Failed To Move Needle With Texas Women

Exit polls show that Wendy Davis fared no better with women than her male Democratic predecessor in 2010, despite her widespread recognition and aggressive campaign.

11/06/2014

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Governor-Elect Abbott Ready To Work

At a news conference on Wednesday, Greg Abbott ‎said that he’s done celebrating. “It is time to put the election behind us and to begin a process of going to work,” he said.

11/06/2014

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Greg Abbott Defeats Davis, Elected Texas Governor

Republican Greg Abbott has been elected Texas governor in a decisive victory over Democrat Wendy Davis

11/04/2014

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Last Day On The Campaign Trail For Abbott, Davis

Before the polls close at 7 p.m., the two candidates for the top political office in Texas reminded people to get out the vote.

11/04/2014

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Texans Vote For 1st New Governor Since 2000

Without Gov. Rick Perry on the ballot for the first time since 2000, Texas politics is poised to undergo a major shake-up, starting at the top of the ticket in the governor’s race.

11/04/2014

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Abbott, Davis Talk Gubernatorial Election

Early voting for the Texas gubernatorial race between Republican candidate Greg Abbott and Democratic competitor Wendy Davis began on Monday.

10/24/2014

Wendy Davis heads to early voting location to cast her ballot for Texas Governor. (credit: Twitter/Wendy Davis)

Wendy Davis Votes Early, Rejects Talk Of Long Odds

Trailing in polls and money with just two weeks until Election Day, Democrat Wendy Davis on Monday cast her ballot on the first day of early voting and rejected talk that her bid for Texas governor is headed for defeat.

10/20/2014

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Early Voting Begins Amid ID Controversy

Election Day is still around two weeks away, but you do not have to wait to cast your ballot. Early voting begins on Monday across Texas, and you will need your ID to vote.

10/20/2014

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