Texas Gov. Greg Abbott loaded heavy praise Sunday on President Donald Trump and the federal government for its response to Hurricane Harvey, describing an “A-plus” effort with the storm only just beginning to take its catastrophic toll.
By Dan Cooney
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is set to hold a news conference Friday afternoon on Hurricane Harvey. You can watch it here.
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
After high-profile candidates lost decisively in the last two elections, the Texas Democratic Party now finds itself in unprecedented territory for the 2018 ballot: with no major candidate to run.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, President Trump released a slate of 10 conservative judicial nominees as he begins to fill more than 120 federal court vacancies. Also, Pentagon officials have confirmed that a military raid last month killed the leader…
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed the bill in a live broadcast on Facebook.
By Joshua Barajas
Texas plans to sue the Obama administration after it told school districts in the U.S. to allow transgender students use bathrooms and other facilities that matched their gender identity, state politicians said Wednesday.
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
MCALLEN, Texas — When former Gov. Rick Perry ordered a big reinforcement of security at the Mexico border in 2011, Texas bought six new gunboats that can fire 900 rounds a minute and clock highway speeds. But the boats, which…
By Jim Vertuno, Associated Press
Titled "Justice," the ad notes that Abbott sued after his accident and collected millions. Then it criticizes Abbott as working against victims in other disability cases. In one case, Abbott argued that an amputee suing for employment discrimination was not…
By Will Weissert, Todd Richmond, Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge likened Texas' strict voter ID requirement to a poll tax deliberately meant to suppress minority voter turnout and struck it down less than a month before Election Day — and mere hours after the…
This week, Abbott’s campaign released a powerful ad highlighting his ability to overcome the difficulties he faced after his accident. The 30-second spot, narrated by Abbott, shows the Attorney General rolling up the ramps of a parking garage.
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