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A pile of Bitcoins are shown here after Software engineer Mike Caldwell minted them in his shop on April 26, 2013 in Sandy, Utah. Bitcoin is an experimental digital currency used over the Internet that is gaining in popularity worldwide. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Abbott Campaign Accepting Bitcoin Contributions

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s campaign for governor says it will accept contributions made with the bitcoin virtual currency.

04/18/2014

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Wendy Davis Attacks Greg Abbott’s Pre-K Education Plan

It’s an education plan being proposed for 4-year-olds and one candidate for Texas governor says it doesn’t pass the test.

CBS 11–04/15/2014

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Texas AG Greg Abbott Faces Death Penalty Choice

The death penalty is like gun rights in Texas politics: Candidates don’t dare get in the way of either.

04/15/2014

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Nugent Show Canceled Over Obama Comments

Emails show that plans for a Ted Nugent concert in East Texas were canceled after the shock rocker drew criticism for calling President Barack Obama a “subhuman mongrel.”

04/14/2014

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Abbott Shifts To Schools In Governor’s Race

Republican Greg Abbott is ready to shift the Texas governor’s race back to education, but not over spending cuts. He is expected to reveal his education plan on Monday.

03/31/2014

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Lawmakers Hear Testimony On State Economy

Texas lawmakers in Austin are hearing from business leaders on the state of the Texas economy and the impact of credit card data theft on consumers and businesses.

03/27/2014

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 Blasts Abbott Over Equal Pay

Wendy Davis blasted her rival in the Texas governor’s race for saying that he would veto a law that would make it easier for victims of pay discrimination to sue their employers.

03/24/2014

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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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Abbott Opposes Easier Equal Pay Lawsuits

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott says he would not sign a bill to make it easier for women to bring pay discrimination suits, hoping to get past an issue that has dogged his campaign for weeks.

03/19/2014

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Focus On Hispanic Voters In Governor’s Race

Greg Abbott is bringing the governor’s race back to the Texas border, where Wendy Davis is on the defensive after losing heavily Hispanic counties in this week’s primary election.

03/06/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 12: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) waits for an elevator off the Senate floor at the US Capitol, on December 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Senate worked through the night debating President Obama's Circuit Court nominations. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Election Leaves Tea Party Influence Unsettled

The first primary in what the GOP hopes is a triumphant year showed that the tea party wield considerable influence in one of the nation’s most conservative states.

03/05/2014

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Abbott Wins GOP Nomination For Texas Governor

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is the first new Republican nominee for the state’s governor in more than a decade.

CBS 11–03/04/2014

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