Governor Abbott even made a lighthearted jab at Russian President Vladimir Putin while touting Texas pride.
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Trump says Texas ‘made a fortune’ on Hurricane Harvey
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Energy Secretary Perry resigning at end of year, Trump says
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Recording reveals Texas lawmakers’ plans to escalate war on local governments
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Officers Arrest Texas Student For Bringing Loaded Gun To Middle School
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No receipts available after Gov. Abbott’s inaugural committee spent $5M
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Texas Tribune: Texas GOP grapples with its lack of diversity
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Texas isn’t a swing state — but it matters
plus two more mid-sized ones in San Antonio and Austin. These days, those metro areas don’t feel too different politically or culturally from standing in the middle of any other liberal city. But ...
Congrats Central Texas, Pete Sessions Is Your Problem Now
Sessions is moving about 80 miles south down Interstate 35 to compete for the Republican nomination in Texas' 17th Congressional District ... Ferguson & Associates, is based in the suburbs of Chicago, ...
Four Dems with eyes on Congress
She was the Democratic nominee for governor in 2014. She lost to then-Atty. Gen. Greg Abbott ... officer is running again in Texas’s largest district — the 23rd, which stretches from San Antonio to El ...
Abbott adviser appointed new TCEQ commissioner
A longtime Republican aide has been tapped by the Texas governor to fill the open spot ... since Toby Baker stepped down in September 2018 to become the TCEQ's executive director. Janecka joins fellow ...
Rove talks about Texas GOP losses, strategy
“We hung on in 2018 when we should have done better,” Rove said. “Having Gov. (Greg) Abbott at the top ... announcements by five Texas Republicans in Congress. Rep. Kenny Marchant of Coppell, Rep.
Abbott urged action after Texas shootings, but the gun debate has placed him “in a tight spot”
Abbott urged action after Texas shootings, but the gun debate has placed him “in a tight spot” By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Brownsville Herald When Gov. Greg Abbott first ... Houston and San ...