- Obama military downsizing leaves U.S. too weak to counter global threats, panel finds
- Sen. Tom Coburn vows to slow down budget-busting bills ahead of recess
- Obama fantasizes about more executive power, signs new order on federal contractors
- Clintons call Klein, Halper, Kessler ‘a Hat Trick of despicable actors’: report
- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
- Pro-marijuana group claims responsibility for Brooklyn Bridge flag swap
- Young adults shun Obamacare mostly due to cost: survey
- Stabbing attack on transgender girl, 15, was ‘bias motivated,’ police say
- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
- Lawmakers rattled by Syria genocide horrors, call on Obama to act
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Topic - Greg Abbott
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says he may sue the federal government over the costs incurred from housing thousands of undocumented children detained on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Wendy Davis, the Texas Democrat who made national headlines with her staunch opposition to pro-life legislation brought by Republicans, has seen her star power fade a bit in recent months, as party colleagues say not so quietly: She doesn't have a chance at all to win the governor seat.
Texas can keep secret the name of its supplier for its execution drugs, the state attorney general determined after law enforcement argued that suppliers face serious danger.
Suing the federal government 30 times and bringing polygamist leader Warren Jeffs to justice is how Republican Greg Abbott built his profile. But his biggest project as Texas attorney general is a bureaucratic fixer-upper that's $64 million over the original budget.
Gov. Rick Perry had a clear message to the Bureau of Land Management: Don't think you can come into Texas and take Red River private properties without a fight.
Top Texas leaders are accusing the federal government of trying to seize property they say belongs to local cattle ranchers, a dispute that involves the same agency currently embroiled in an armed standoff over land in Nevada.
The attorney general of Texas has a stark warning for state residents, on the heels of the federal government's armed standoff at the Cliven Bundy cattle ranch: The BLM may be headed to our neck of the woods next, with intent to take over 90,000 acres of prime Red River property.
Repeated efforts to implement a statewide ban on texting while driving in Texas may continue to fail even after Gov. Rick Perry leaves office next year.
Attorney General Greg Abbott says Texas school districts that authorize employees to carry handguns aren't violating state law.
The death penalty is like gun rights in Texas politics: Candidates don't dare get in the way of either. But Republican Greg Abbott, the favorite to succeed Gov. Rick Perry, must soon make a decision as attorney general that could disrupt the nation's busiest death chamber.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis called Saturday for offering pre-kindergarten programs for all Texas youngsters despite the steep price tag - saying anything less would doom many students to failure later in school.
Business interests are walking the halls of the Texas Capitol calling on lawmakers to rethink some of their past policies, hoping that after the November election they can win some key victories next year.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott isn't publicly wading into whether the state prison system should disclose information about a new supplier of a lethal-injection drugs.
An East Texas city paid $16,250 to end contract negotiations with controversial rocker Ted Nugent, who was under consideration as the headliner for Longview's Fourth of July celebration.
The advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood launched a new political action fund Thursday to influence this year's election in Texas, hoping to build on its success shaping the Virginia governor's race.
On Tuesday, Mr. Abbott said to Breitbart that he's poised to "go to the Red River and raise a 'Come and Take It' flag to tell the feds to stay out of Texas."
"At a minimum," Mr. Abbott said, Fox News reported, "[the feds are] overreaching, trying to grab land that belongs to Texans or worse, they are violating due process rights by just claiming that this land suddenly belongs to the federal government. ...