Attorney General Greg Abbott

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Allows Texas To Enforce Abortion Limits

Women seeking legal abortions in Texas starting Friday will drive hours if they live near the Mexico border and have fewer options in big cities after a federal appeals court allowed the state to enforce tough Republican-backed clinic laws.

10/03/2014

Attorney General Greg Abbott praises "measurable and meaningful results" from the $1.3 million per week in added border security spending.  (David McNew/Getty Images)

Abbott Says Texas Border Safer Than Before

Attorney General Greg Abbott praises “measurable and meaningful results” from the $1.3 million per week in added border security spending.

06/27/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Perry: ‘This Is An Absolute Humanitarian Catastrophe Waiting To Happen’

A surge of immigrant children pouring into Texas and across the southwest U.S. border brought Republican and Democratic leaders Monday to federal facilities across the state where tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors are being held in temporary shelters.

06/24/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Cruz, Perry To Visit Facilities Housing Illegal Immigrant Minors

Texas’ top conservative stars are getting first-hand looks at a surge of unaccompanied children caught crossing the border with Mexico illegally.

06/23/2014

File photo of Texas Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Ft. Worth).  (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

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

Sen. 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 with an email asking supporters to spread the word and donate money ahead of a "what's next" announcement. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Dem State Sen. Wendy Davis Signals Run For Texas Governor

Sen. 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 with an email asking supporters to spread the word and donate money ahead of a “what’s next” announcement.

09/18/2013

File photo of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

GOP Eyes Abbott As Gov. Perry’s Successor In Texas

Even as he announced he wasn’t running for governor again, Rick Perry implored Texans not to rock the political boat too much in choosing a successor.

07/09/2013

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