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This Texas Politician Wants Funds To 'Crush Common Core'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott is seeking donations from supporters so he can "crush" the Common Core State Standards. Abbott, a Republi...

Greg Abbott Thinks Companies Will Reveal Their Chemical Stockpiles If You Just Ask Nice

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.03.2014 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) came under a barrage of criticism this week after he urged the state's residents to just "drive around" and kno...

Poll Finds Bad News For Wendy Davis

The Huffington Post | Stephen Calabria | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) continues to face an uphill climb in her race for the governor's mansion, a new poll from the Democratic firm Public ...

Willie Nelson To Sing For Wendy Davis

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D), who is running to succeed Gov. Rick Perry (R), unveiled a special guest for an April BBQ fundraiser in Houston: coun...

Palin: If Republican Is 'Good Enough For Ted Nugent, He Is Good Enough For Me!'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) praised Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott, citing rocker Ted Nugent's support as reason enough to support t...

After Shying Away From Perry's 'Baggage,' GOP Candidate Changes Tune

Texas Tribune | Alexa Ura | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

Though Attorney General Greg Abbott is working hard to become Gov. Rick Perry’s successor, Texans haven’t seen much of the two Republicans toget...

Ted Cruz Declares Anti-Abortion Law Constitutional After Court Rules It's Not

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said he doesn't accept Monday's federal court declaration that part of a new Texas abortion law that required doctors performi...

Republican Forced To Backtrack After Responding To Wendy Davis 'Retard Barbie' Remark

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) took to Twitter on Sunday to clarify that he didn't endorse a supporter's language when he thanked the person f...

Perry Surrogate Ramps Up Bid To Replace Him

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

HOUSTON — The stage at a Houston honky-tonk has a wheelchair ramp. At another rally, Greg Abbott's aides lay plywood boards on the ground to mak...

Republican Launches Campaign For Texas Governor

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) announced his candidacy for Texas governor on Sunday, six days after Gov. Rick Perry (R) said he would not run ...

GOP Eyes Perry Sucessor

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott appears to be in no hurry to declare his candidacy for governor, even after amassing a huge c...

Texas Republican: Democrats 'More Dangerous' Than North Korea

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

Late last month, North Korean officials claimed to have placed Austin, Texas, on a list of targets as it prepared for what it claimed was an impending...

Texas Official's Bizarre Message For New York Gun Owners

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has a message for New York gun owners: Come to Texas, and bring your guns with you. "Texas is better...

Texas Attorney General Threatens To Arrest Elections Observers

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

Greg Abbott, the Republican Attorney General of Texas, issued a stern warning this week to members of an international delegation expected to be on ha...

Texas Attorney General Was For A Health Care Mandate Before He Was Against Them

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the state attorney generals who has signed onto a nationally-watched lawsuit to overturn health reform is Republican Greg Abbott of Texas. The ...