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DAN PATRICK

New Lt. Gov. Patrick Promises More Conservative Texas

Tea party favorite Dan Patrick has been sworn in as Texas’ new lieutenant governor and will oversee the powerful state Senate.

01/20/2015

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Governor-Elect Abbott Goes One-On-One With CBS 11 News

Governor-elect Greg Abbott raised a lot of eyebrows when he criticized locally-approved ordinances such as Denton’s ban on fracking and Dallas’ ban on plastic bags — calling it the “Californication” of Texas.

CBS 11–01/14/2015

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EXCLUSIVE: Governor Perry Looks Ahead, Reflects On Years In Office

Rick Perry is a giant in Texas politics. And after serving 14 years as Governor, he’s spending his final days in office.

CBS 11–01/07/2015

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Lady Antebellum, Pat Green Booked For Abbott Bash

Country stars Lady Antebellum and Pat Green are booked to perform at the inauguration ball for Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott.

12/22/2014

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Perry: Most People Expect Me To Run For President

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday he won’t make up his mind about running for president until the middle of next year

12/09/2014

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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

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

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Wendy Davis TV Ad Touches On Greg Abbott’s Disability

A new television ad by Democrat Wendy Davis focuses attention in the Texas governor’s race on Republican Greg Abbott’s use of a wheelchair, accusing him of not siding with victims like himself.

10/10/2014

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Wendy Davis Attacks Greg Abbott In First Debate

It was the hottest ticket in town. Hundreds of people came to watch Democrat Wendy Davis take-on Republican Greg Abbott in their first debate for Governor. Davis attacked Abbott early and often.

CBS 11–09/19/2014

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Abbott Again Questions Davis Book Tour During Race

Democrat Wendy Davis is again disputing ethics allegations raised by Republican opponent Greg Abbott over her new memoir she is promoting in the middle of the Texas governor’s race.

09/11/2014

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Wendy Davis Book Tour Reveals More About Her Life Story

As she enters the final two months of the campaign, Democratic candidate for Governor Wendy Davis is once again revealing more about her life in her newly released memoir, “Forgetting To Be Afraid.”

CBS 11–09/08/2014

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Abbott Backs Out Of Televised Debate With Davis

Republican Greg Abbott has backed out of a statewide televised debate in the Texas governor’s race with Democrat Wendy Davis.

08/29/2014

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