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Obama Congratulates Texas’ Abbott In Phone Call

Governor-elect Greg Abbott has already had a few direct words for President Barack Obama: “Thank you.”

11/06/2014

George Prescott Bush, grandson of President George H.W. Bush, speaks during a ceremony at the World War II Memorial, September 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

George P. Bush, Greg Abbott Win Big In Texas

Republicans prevailed in all of Texas’ statewide elections on Tuesday, extending a longest-in-the-nation winning streak that dates back to 1994 and ensuring that while all of the state’s top offices will get new occupants, the politics won’t change that much.

11/04/2014

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Texans Vote For First New Governor Since 2000

Without Gov. Rick Perry on the ballot for the first time since 2000, Texas politics was poised to undergo a major shake-up Tuesday, starting with the race for governor between the state’s staunchly conservative Republican attorney general and a Democratic champion of abortion rights.

11/04/2014

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Texas GOP Closing In On Another Election Day Sweep

The biggest shake up of Texas politics in decades is two weeks away.

10/19/2014

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Abbott Again Questions Davis Book Tour During Race

Democrat Wendy Davis on Thursday disputed ethics allegations raised by Republican opponent Greg Abbott over promoting her new memoir in the final stretch of the Texas governor’s race.

09/11/2014

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

Musician Ted Nugent speaks to Republican John Raese supporters during a rally for his U.S. Senate campaign on Oct. 30, 2010 in Charleston, W.Va. (credit: Randy Snyder/Getty Images)

Nugent Goes On Campaign Trail For Republican Texas Gubernatorial Hopeful

Republican Greg Abbott welcomed salty-tongued rocker Ted Nugent to his campaign for Texas governor on Tuesday but claimed ignorance about inflammatory remarks his polarizing surrogate has made on immigration and women.

02/18/2014

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Wendy Davis Supports Open Carry Law

Democratic candidate for governor says she supports proposed law that would allow Texans to wear guns in public.

02/06/2014

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Texas Votes In First Election Day Under ID Law

Texans approved dedicating $2 billion to the state water plan on Tuesday, while Houston residents re-elected their mayor and rejected a plan to renovate the Astrodome in the first statewide election where officials checked voters’ photo IDs.

11/05/2013

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Court Reinstates Most Of Texas’ New Abortion Rules

A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that most of Texas’ tough new abortion restrictions can take effect immediately — a decision that means as least 12 clinics won’t be able to perform the procedure starting as soon as Friday.

10/31/2013

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