Texas’ Republican governor easily swatted away his strongest Democratic challenger yet. Now, he’s liable to do whatever the hell he pleases.
Abbott’s shameless lurch to the right pays off, while Paxton may finally pay a price for clownish corruption in a runoff battle.
The latest campaign filings show that the Democratic gubernatorial hopeful can still raise lots of money. But the powerful incumbent with a massive political war chest remains on another level.
With a bevy of hyper-conservative challengers, Greg Abbott is scrambling to cover his right flank.
A flawed idea and political symbol grows ever more slapdash.
O’Rourke announces bid to take on Governor Greg Abbott, who is more unpopular than ever. But the former El Paso congressman is in for a much tougher fight than 2018.
COVID-19 has provided Governor Greg Abbott the chance to wield more power than anyone in Texas history. He’s not eager to give it back.
Greg Abbott and Ken Paxton both won Donald Trump’s coveted endorsements. But their 2022 primary battles are just beginning.
The natural gas industry raked in billions during the winter grid failure and Governor Abbott let them off the hook. He was rewarded with a huge campaign contribution from the grid collapse’s biggest profiteer.
At a time when clear and decisive action is paramount, Governor Greg Abbott has delayed, deferred, and equivocated, likely costing lives.