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Panicking Over Paper Cuts

May 27, 2017 By Sarah Rumpf

Texas Governor Greg Abbott set off a firestorm of controversy yesterday when he bodyslammed a reporter and broke his glasses… Just kidding. That, of course, was Montana’s new Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte. (Yeah, yeah, allegedly bodyslammed.) Let’s try this again. Abbott caused a scandal when he said he could shoot someone…

Dear Governor Abbott: Please Take Back Your Dumb Joke

May 27, 2017 By Mimi Swartz

Dear Governor Abbott, I just happened to catch your remarks from yesterday afternoon, the ones you made while visiting the Austin gun range to sign the bill that lowers the cost of gun licenses in Texas. The Dallas Morning News story I read said that you celebrated by firing a 9…

Greg Abbott v. The NFL

Feb 17, 2017 By Dan Solomon

The NFL is threatening to pull out of Texas when it comes to event consideration, and the governor is fighting back.