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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

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 Replaces Campaign Manager Amid Struggles

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis abruptly replaced her campaign manager Wednesday.

06/11/2014

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Greg Abbott To Republicans: “I Will Not Allow Them To California Our Texas”

Thousands of Republicans at their state convention in Fort Worth gave their nominee for Governor Greg Abbott a Texas-sized welcome.

06/06/2014

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)

Gay Marriage Debated At State GOP Convention

Several hot-button issues, including gay marriage, are being discussed at the state’s GOP convention in Fort Worth. Friday will see a lineup of several high-profile speakers.

06/06/2014

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Wendy Davis Welcomes GOP Convention To Fort Worth

As Republicans gather in the Fort Worth Convention Center for the Texas GOP convention, Democratic candidate for governor, Wendy Davis has a message for them: Welcome — and you’re welcome!

06/05/2014

The execution gurney in the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas. (credit: AP)

Texas Execution Drug Source Can Be Secret

Texas can keep secret the name of its supplier for its execution drugs, the state attorney general determined after law enforcement argued that suppliers face serious danger.

05/30/2014

Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Tea Party Poised For Big Wins In Texas Runoffs

For all the talk of Texas growing more and more competitive for Democrats in 2016 and beyond, GOP voters are poised to make a harder turn right in Tuesday’s runoff elections.

05/26/2014

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