Greg Abbott

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The race for the 2024 election is on. But who will take on Trump?
The ex-president is daring Republican challengers to make the first move – and some are preparing to attack

David Smith in Washington

04, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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As Trump’s star wanes, rivals signal presidential nomination campaigns
Republicans vying for the party’s nomination have taken the ex-president’s midterm losses as a sign for them to step up

Edward Helmore

27, Dec, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Texas bans TikTok on government devices amid China data-sharing fears
South Dakota, Maryland and Wisconsin have also issued similar directives citing security concerns

Maya Yang and agencies

08, Dec, 2022 @12:28 AM

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‘A change of heart’: sympathies shift over migrants in Texas border town
Eagle Pass has been a way station for undocumented immigrants for years, but recently their numbers have grown – and residents are divided

Alexandra Villarreal in Eagle Pass, Texas

29, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Abbott and O’Rourke clash on abortion and immigration in Texas debate
Democratic challenger aiming to wrest governorship away from rightwing Abbott in November election

Valerie Gonzalez in Edinburg, Texas

01, Oct, 2022 @2:14 PM

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Uvalde families stand with Beto O’Rourke amid Republican silence on gun reform
Families of those killed in May school shooting support Democrat in race against Texas governor Greg Abbott

Valerie Gonzalez in Edinburg, Texas

01, Oct, 2022 @1:28 PM

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Washington DC declares emergency over migrants bussed in by Republican governors
Texas and Arizona leaders have sent thousands of refugees to the US capital to register anger over Biden’s border policy

Nina Lakhani in New York

08, Sep, 2022 @6:21 PM

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Video of apparent Greg Abbott canvasser laughing about her job goes viral
Monique Dawson says she was fired after she joked with a man who said he’d never back governor for re-election

Erum Salam

07, Jun, 2022 @12:40 AM

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‘We have to do something’: calls mount for Texas gun control laws after latest deadly attack
As data indicates state leads the US in mass shooting deaths, Democrats – and some Republicans – demand legislative action

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

31, May, 2022 @1:15 PM

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NRA holds annual meeting in Texas under cloud of controversy
Texas governor backs out of in-person appearance as protesters descend on gun-rights group’s event

Martin Pengelly in New York and Charlie Scudder in Houston, Texas

27, May, 2022 @11:25 PM

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Texas gunman was inside school for about 40 minutes, officials say
Timeline of events leading up to attack emerges, amid claims police had trouble opening door of classroom where attacker had barricaded himself in

Samantha Lock and agencies

26, May, 2022 @5:52 AM

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‘This is on you’: Beto O’Rourke confronts Texas governor over mass shooting
Democratic gubernatorial candidate confronts Republican Greg Abbott during press conference, saying: ‘You are doing nothing’

Gloria Oladipo

25, May, 2022 @6:55 PM

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