Keyword: Governor

Governor Abbott's Job Approval as He Announces Re-Election Run

| By: Joshua Blank

Greg Abbott is expected to announce his intention to seek a second term as Governor tomorrow in San Antonio. In addition to what is already a formidable war chest of more than $34 million (with an increase in that number expected to be announced soon as well), Abbott also has high job approval ratings among the state's Republican majority. 

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Less Resistance to Gov. Perry than to Candidate Perry

| By: Jim Henson, PhD

Lame duck or not, Rick Perry is still the Republican governor of a strongly Republican state. In Texas, he controls the levers of government, muzzles the news media and has no meaningful political opposition.

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Keywords: Governor, Rick Perry