2014 election

Greg Abbott Tries to Take a Stand, but Candidate for Gov Fails to Address 96% of TX Students

Greg Abbott Tries to Take a Stand, but Candidate for Gov Fails to Address 96% of TX Students
Unless Greg Abbott plans to turn the entire Texas Public Education system into charter schools and magnet academies, his latest campaign video still sheds little light on his position regarding education funding or traditional public schools.
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Three of Four TX GOP Lt Governor Candidates: Teach Creationism In Public Schools

Three of Four TX GOP Lt Governor Candidates: Teach Creationism In Public Schools
On Thursday at a McClennan County Republican Party event, 75 percent of Republican candidates for TX Lt. Governor said they want one religion's interpretation of life's origin taught in Texas public schools.
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The Top Liberal Facebook Pages 'Liked' by Sen Mitch McConnell's Daughter

The Top Liberal Facebook Pages 'Liked' by Sen Mitch McConnell's Daughter
Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has undoubtedly been the face of opposition and obstructionism on the Senate's side of Congressional ineptitude. It's often said he is one of the most out-of-touch members of the Senate — and apparently his daughter would agree. After injecting his daughters into his re-election campaign, a little research yielded a whole lot of liberal causes.
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2014 Elections Kick Off in TX: Davis and Abbott to Face Primary Challengers for Gov

2014 Elections Kick Off in TX: Davis and Abbott to Face Primary Challengers for Gov
Over the weekend, filing in Texas for the 2014 general election officially began. Between the two major parties, 82 candidates filed paperwork to officially become candidates. Leading each of their parties, Sen. Wendy Davis (D) and Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) were both at their respective state party offices on the first day, making their expected 2014 face-off for Texas governor official.
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TX AG and GOP Candidate for Gov Has a Very Friendly Relationship With a Very Racist Blog

TX AG and GOP Candidate for Gov Has a Very Friendly Relationship With a Very Racist Blog
Texas Attorney General — and probable GOP candidate to replace Rick Perry in 2014 — Greg Abbott, along with his team, may be too close for some people's comfort to a right-wing blogger named Robbie Cooper. Cooper is a guy who repeatedly calls black people "animals" and, quite blatantly, the ultimate racial epithet.
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Ahead of 2014 Races, Voters Worried Congress Too Focused on Syria and Not Jobs

Ahead of 2014 Races, Voters Worried Congress Too Focused on Syria and Not Jobs
Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor had intended to use an appearance at a Labor Day picnic to tout his record on worker's rights issues such as the minimum wage as he faces a 14-month battle to keep his seat in Arkansas. But as the two-term Democratic senator moved from table to table at a fairgrounds hall, he also quizzed constituents about whether Congress should authorize military action against Syria.
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Andrew DeMillo
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