Governor

File photo of Gov.-elect Greg Abbott . (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Early Voting In Texas Sees Steady Numbers

If voters are overly excited about electing the first new Texas governor in 14 years and wholesale changes across state government, the turnout so far hasn’t shown it.

10/30/2014

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Wendy Davis Says She Supports Medical Marijuana

Democratic candidate for Texas governor Wendy Davis said Tuesday that she supports the use of medical marijuana and would consider decriminalizing possession of small amounts of the substance.

02/11/2014

Wendy Davis announced her intentions to run for Texas Governer at the W.G. Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City on Oct. 3, 2013. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Wendy Davis’ Story May Have Misstated Details

Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis’ rise from a teenage single mother living in a trailer park to Harvard Law School is a centerpiece of her campaign for Texas governor, but some of the details of her personal story may be fuzzier than first thought.

01/20/2014

Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis (D) speaks at the podium as she announces her intentions to run for Texas Governor.  (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Two-Woman Ticket In Texas Goes For History In 2014

Forget whether Hillary Clinton could win the White House in 2016. Women still have yet to run many statehouses, but in 2014 two Texas Democrats are going for a new kind of history: Winning as an all-female ticket for governor and lieutenant governor.

01/01/2014

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

File photo of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott talking to the media.  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Abbott Says He’ll Fight To Keep Texas Budget Small

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott borrowed heavily from Republican budgeting wish lists Monday while unveiling his first economic policy plan in his run for governor.

10/28/2013

AP Interview: Abbott Unsure Of Perry’s Job Funds

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Greg Abbott signaled his unease Monday with one of Gov. Rick Perry’s signature legacies — awarding businesses millions of taxpayer dollars in the name of job creation.

07/15/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Timeline Of Events In Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s Life

Rick Perry had led a charmed political life, never losing an election between 1984 and 2010, despite switching parties and having the state around him shift from faithfully Democratic to fiercely Republican. But the longest-serving governor in Texas history saw his ballot-box fortunes change dramatically with 2011 and his disastrous run for the White House.

07/08/2013

File photo of Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Perry Likely To Announce If He’ll Seek Re-Election

Will he or won’t he? Gov. Rick Perry has invited friends and supporters to San Antonio and the country’s largest Caterpillar equipment dealership Monday afternoon to announce “exciting future plans.”

07/08/2013

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Will Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 Work?

The GOP Presidential candidate joins Michael Smerconish on Talk 650 to talk about his Presidential run, how his 9-9-9 flat tax rate will work and more.

CBS Sports Radio 650–10/14/2011

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