More Greg Abbott Articles

  • Abbott seeks donations to crush Common Core

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and his gubernatorial campaign are seeking donations to ensure Common Core education standards stay out of Texas. Abbott Lynn Haueter, a staffer for the Republican candidate, sent out an email to supporters on Monday,...

  • Abbott concedes chemical data 'challenging' to get

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorney General Greg Abbott is conceding that learning where dangerous chemicals are stored in Texas can be a challenge. The Republican nominee for governor has faced scrutiny since a May ruling by his office that tightened public access to information about chemical...

  • Wendy Davis supporters struggle to name ONE of her legislative achievements

    "The filibuster so fills my mind bubble," a Wendy Davis supporter responded when asked to name the top legislative achievement of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate.

  • Texas governor candidates make fundraising push as reporting deadline nears

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – With the six-month campaign finance reporting deadline here, Texas’ gubernatorial candidates are making one final push to tap supporters. In the past several days, state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee, and her campaign have sent out several emails...

  • Davis bashes Abbott as Democrats push 'openness'

    DALLAS (AP) — Wendy Davis gave restless Texas Democrats craving momentum in her bid for governor a fiery pep talk Friday night, relentlessly bashing Republican rival Greg Abbott and bringing her family back in front of the public. Out to breathe new excitement into her most devoted supporters...

  • As her campaign struggles, Wendy Davis suddenly cares about border security

    Wendy Davis' gubernatorial campaign isn't going so well. So what's an unpopular politician to do when they're struggling to gain support? Flip-flop!

  • Another major Wendy Davis campaign shakeup

    Wendy Davis, the Democratic candidate for Texas governor, has replaced her campaign manager, yet another sign her campaign may be on the rocks.



From the Weekly Standard

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    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

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  • How to Play a Weak Hand in Iraq

    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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  • The Ethics of Food and Drink

    Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmist fantasy, but a real question, soon to be forced by advocates of ever-wider...

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