Greg Abbott

Texas governor severely burned last week

Kristen East, Politico

It was revealed Sunday that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott had sustained second- and third-degree burns hours before the attack on Dallas law enforcement. Abbott was on vacation in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, when he was burned by hot water on both legs below the knees and on both feet, according to the Austin American-Statesman.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Endorses Cruz

Nick Gass, Politico

"Unlike far too many in Washington, the Ted Cruz we’ve seen in the Senate is the same Ted Cruz that we elected. And he’s the same Ted Cruz I served with when I was the attorney general and Ted was the solicitor general."

Grand Jury’s Indictment of Planned Parenthood Foe Isn’t the End of the Story

Pro-life advocate Shari Rendall writes while the indictment of David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt seem to portend a bad omen for pro-lifers, Planned Parenthood is far from off-the-hook.  Following the indictment announcement, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton both issued statements that the state’s investigation into Planned Parenthood remains ongoing and the grand jury’s action will have no impact on the probe.

TX to Consider Ending Open-Carry Gun Ban

Associated Press Staff

The Repub.-dominated Legislature & TX Gov.-elect Greg Abbott are expected to push for expanded gun rights. "If open carry is good enough for Massachusetts, it's good enough for the state of Texas," Abbott said.

Perry: Exec Amnesty Unconstitutional; New Wave Coming

Kristin Tate, Breitbart

"Executive action on illegal immigration is unconstitutional, confrontational and contrary to the will of the American people, who expect the president to work with our elected representatives in Congress to find a solution to this issue."

Gov. Perry vs. Feds On Border Surge

Vangoghssister, Red State

“The responsibility for securing the border rests exclusively on the federal gov't. The federal gov't’s failure to secure the border has created an incentive for families to send their children on a dangerous journey. Until the federal gov't fulfills its duty, it falls on the State of Texas to address those obligations," Perry stated.

Wendy Davis Seeks Hollywood Bailout

Jennifer Burke, Tea Party News Network

WDavis is trailing GOP opponent Greg Abbott, even among TX women. The Davis campaign's soliciting help from Hollywood fat cats. Hollywood elitists are willing to donate big bucks to turn TX blue.

Petition Supporting the Fight Against the BLM's Federal Land Grab

To: Texas Governor RIck Perry, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, and Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy

Texans Stand Tall Against BLM

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott shot a bulls eye in opposing the BLM's land grab in Texas, "The BLM’s newly asserted claims to land along the Red River threaten to upset long-settled private property rights and undermine fundamental principles—including the rule of law—that form the foundation of our democracy." SIGN OUR PETITION IN SUPPORT OF RICK PERRY, GREG ABBOTT, AND CLIVEN BUNDY'S FIGHT AGAINST THE BLM'S FEDERAL LAND GRAB!

Abbott Warns Feds Against Land Grab: 'Stay Out of Texas'

Jason Devaney, NewsMax

Texas A.G. Greg Abbott is telling the federal gov't to stay out of a land dispute along his state's border with Oklahoma. According to reports, the government is considering taking the land, which stretches 116 miles along the Red River.

The Abbott vs Davis Race is On

Silvio Canto, Jr., American Thinker

GOP turnout in the TX primary doubles up the Dems. The "total votes" must have a lot of Democrats very worried this morning. AG Abbott got almost 655,000 votes and Sen. Davis got 238,000. 

Texas' Tuesday Primary Primer

William Murchison, American Spectator

Texas is a nut too tough for Democrats to crack so long as their party remains devoted to the ideals, such as they are, of Barack Obama, Harry Reid, and Kathleen Sebelius. Cornyn wears well, Abbott will win—but Davis? 

Rove Connections Turn Into Political Ammunition

Aman Batheja, The Texas Tribune

Country Club Republican consultant Karl Rove's support is already beginning to taint John Cornyn's campaign. Even Wendy Davis is pouncing on Rove's link to Greg Abbott to spur her own fundraising efforts.