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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott

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Thousands Attend Memorial Day Ceremony At DFW Nat’l Cemetery

The DFW National Cemetery is the final resting place for thousands of North Texas heroes, and the site where thousands of people paid respects to them on this Memorial Day.

CBS 11–05/26/2014

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

General view of the University of Texas Tower on the University of Texas campus on September 21, 2013 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Student Group Cancels “Catch An Illegal Immigrant” Game

A conservative student group at the University of Texas has cancelled a controversial event scheduled for Wednesday in which students were encouraged to “Catch an Illegal Immigrant.”

11/19/2013

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North Texans To Protest Immigration Game

A conservative student group on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin is being threatened with protests and expulsion if it goes forward with a playing a game it calls “Catch an Illegal Immigrant.”

11/18/2013

Wendy Davis

Wendy Davis Clarifies Pro-Life Comments In CBS 11 Interview

Democratic candidate for Governor Wendy Davis made headlines last week when she described herself as pro-life. In her first one-on-one interview with CBS 11 since she announced she’s running for Governor, Davis explained the apparent contradiction.

CBS 11–11/11/2013

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Abbott, Davis Register Candidacies For Governor

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and state Sen. Wendy Davis have formally registered their candidacies for their parties’ nominations for governor in next year’s primaries.

11/09/2013

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

Abbott Targets Hiring In Latest Federal Lawsuit

The state has sued the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over claims that federal guidelines hamstring employers from excluding convicted felons when hiring.

11/04/2013

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

Greg Abbott Focuses On Jobs & Obamacare In Run For Governor

Greg Abbott told a crowd at North Dallas restaurant he will continue to fight against Obamacare as Governor of Texas, just as he has as state Attorney General.

CBS 11–10/21/2013

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Campaign Themes Begin To Merge In Texas Governor’s Race

As gubernatorial candidates ‘saddle up’, the campaign themes in the Texas governor’s race are beginning to emerge.

CBS 11–10/04/2013

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

Texas AG Catching Heat For About-Face On AA Merger

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is facing heat for his about face on joining the U.S. Justice Department’s lawsuit to block the proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways.

CBS 11–10/02/2013

A US Airways tail rest on the tarmac near two American Airlines planes. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas AG Drops Out Of AA, US Airways Merger Lawsuit

Nearly two months after joining the U.S. Department of Justice Lawsuit to block the proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced he’s pulling out of the suit after reaching a settlement.

CBS 11–10/01/2013

American Air CEO Tom Horton and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott hold press conference at DFW Airport. Photo by C.Schechner, CBSDFW.COM)

Abbott Settles Texas Challenge To Airline Merger

The Texas attorney general says the state has reached a settlement in its challenge to the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways.

10/01/2013

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