A lavish inauguration for Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott was pulled off thanks to $4.7 million from private contributors, including Wal-Mart and the owner of the San Antonio Spurs, according to a list of donors released Friday.
Amid all the pomp and circumstance during his inauguration, Texas’ new Governor Greg Abbott had a moment of clarity. “This moment was highly improbable,” he said.
Tea party favorite Dan Patrick has been sworn in as Texas’ new lieutenant governor and will oversee the powerful state Senate.
For the first time in 14 years, Texas will swear in a new Governor.
Greg Abbott is set to preserve one of the oldest inaugural traditions in the nation on Tuesday, but it’s possible that Texas governors have been duped for centuries.
Country stars Lady Antebellum and Pat Green are booked to perform at the inauguration ball for Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott.
A federal grand jury in West Texas has indicted a 20-year-old man who allegedly threatened to shoot President Barack Obama during his inauguration.
Former president George W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, missed President Barack Obama’s second inauguration. However, Obama’s predecessor sent the president best wishes from him and the former first lady.
Inaugural parties stretched from Washington D.C. halfway across the country to Collin County.
Hundreds of thousands of people arrived in the nation’s capital to watch President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, including several dozen proud North Texans.
Will the President’s second term bring cooperation or confrontation between Democrats and Republicans?
Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, are congratulating President Barack Obama as he begins his second term.