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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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Texas Exhibit To Show Connally’s Clothing When JFK Shot

Texas state archivists now have readied the suit and shirt worn by Texas Gov. John Connally from the day JFK was shot as the centerpiece of an exhibit to mark next month’s 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination.

10/15/2013

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Republican Lisa Fritsch Running For Texas Governor

Conservative commentator Lisa Fritsch says she is seeking the Republican nomination for Texas governor. Fritsch made the announcement in Austin on Tuesday.

10/08/2013

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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 State Senator Wendy Davis speaks at the podium as she announces her intentions to run for Governor at the W.G. Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City on Thursday, October 3, 2013. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Democrat Wendy Davis Officially Enters Gubernatorial Race

Democrat Wendy Davis promised a more populist and bipartisan state government in Texas as she declared her long-anticipated candidacy for governor Thursday, but she didn’t mention abortion rights, the subject that brought her to national attention.

10/03/2013

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

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) leads a rally in support of Texas women's right to reproductive decisions at the Texas state capitol on July 1, 2013. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Wendy Davis Lone Star For Texas Democrats In 2014

Stand with Wendy? Sure. But running with Wendy Davis in 2014 is less enticing for big-name Texas Democrats. Davis will launch her campaign for Texas governor next week riding a wave of national celebrity and fundraising power.

09/27/2013

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Reports: Davis Will Have Her Name On Gubernatorial Ballot

During her marathon filibuster, Democratic Senator Wendy Davis of Fort Worth took on Republicans to block new abortion restrictions. Now, sources tell the AP, she’ll fight Republicans again — to become Texas’ next Governor.

CBS 11–09/26/2013

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Early Stumbles In GOP Races For Post-Perry Texas

For Republicans eager to lead Texas after Governor Rick Perry finally steps aside in 2014, there’s one easy way to describe their campaign blunders so far: Oops.

09/20/2013

Texas State Sen. Wendy David speaks at the National Press Club on August 5, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Wendy Davis Signals She’ll Run For Texas Governor

Senator Wendy Davis, the Democrat who filibustered an abortion law for nearly 13 hours wearing pink running shoes, began the slow rollout of her campaign for Texas governor on Wednesday.

09/18/2013

Texas State Sen. Wendy David (D) speaks at the National Press Club August 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Davis Promises Decision On Governor’s Race By Labor Day

Senator Wendy Davis says she’ll make a decision on running for governor by Labor Day. Supporters are encouraging the Fort Worth to make a bid to become Texas’ first Democratic governor since 1994.

08/09/2013

Governor Rick Perry after giving the opening remarks at the 2013 National Right to Life Convention in Dallas. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Perry To Divulge ‘Exciting Future Plans’ On Monday

Governor Rick Perry has sent an e-mail to friends and top fundraisers promising to reveal “exciting future plans” during an event Monday in San Antonio.

07/02/2013

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