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Abbot Political Adviser Tweets Wendy Davis 'Too Stupid' For TX Governorship

Abbot Political Adviser Tweets Wendy Davis 'Too Stupid' For TX Governorship
Just weeks after Greg Abbott tweeted his personal thanks to a supporter who called Wendy Davis a "retard," Abbott's top political adviser has tweeted an article calling Wendy Davis "too stupid to be governor". Dave Carney (Twitter handle, @granitewinger), the previous top adviser to all of Rick Perry's campaigns, tweeted about the article Wednesday morning.
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Embattled TX Candidate to Replace Rick Perry Investigating Scandal Ridden Agency He Once Headed

Embattled TX Candidate to Replace Rick Perry Investigating Scandal Ridden Agency He Once Headed
An article examining Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's oversight of a state-funded cancer prevention and research agency, or lack thereof, during his years serving on the organization's governing board isn't too flattering. Allegedly, the 2014 candidate for governor "exercised no oversight as the agency made misstep after misstep in awarding tens of millions of dollars to commercial interests."
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'The Anointed One' Enters Stage Right in Race for Texas Governor

'The Anointed One' Enters Stage Right in Race for Texas Governor
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced yesterday that he is running to replace Rick Perry as Governor. It's a loaded fact. Not only will Rick Perry remain governor of Texas until January 2015, but we are now subject to 15 months of what will likely be some of the most divisive campaigning in American politics.
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TX Attorney General Denies Benefits for Same-Sex Couples

TX Attorney General Denies Benefits for Same-Sex Couples
April can be the cruelest month. In a defeat for civil rights and home rule in Texas, Texas Attorney Greg Abbott scaled back rights for same-sex couples in cities such as Austin, Pflugerville, El Paso, Fort Worth, and others.
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Kountze High Cheerleaders Win The Right To Pray Another Day

Today a Governor Perry appointed District Judge in Hardin County extended a temporary restraining order allowing Kountze cheerleaders to display religious banners in their official capacity during football games, at least until Oct. 14th.
The controversy started a few weeks ago after a complaint was filed with KISD officials about the signs. After consultation with the districts attorney, backed by Texas Association of School Boards, the district ban...
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Federal Court Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law

A federal three-judge panel in Washington, D.C. today struck down Texas' voter ID law.
In a unanimous ruling, the court held that Texas failed to show that the Voter ID requirement would not have a retrogressive effect "in the position of racial minorities with respect to their effective exercise of the electoral franchise." Essentially, the court ruled that SB 14, the voter ID law, would worsen the position of minority voters compared to the general populace.
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