Abbott Kicks Off Race For Governor

4:28 pm
Sun July 14, 2013

Abbott Kicks Off Race For Governor

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Attorney General Greg Abbott touted his prosecution of child predators and his legal challenges to "overreaching" Washington policies as he announced his candidacy for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in San Antonio. In the coming week he'll visit 10 cities in five days, including Duncanville on Tuesday. Abbott attended high school there.
SAN ANTONIO - With his wife and daughter at his side, Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott kicked off his campaign for governor Sunday in San Antonio's sun-drenched La Villita plaza, where he promised to fight for a Texas of "boundless opportunity and limitless imagination."