Greg Abbott's file:
Abbott

Republican from Texas

Greg Abbott, a former member of the Texas Supreme Court, is serving his third term as the state's attorney general.

Recent statements involving Greg Abbott

"Greg Abbott said it would be a ‘waste’ to expand pre-k to all Texas children."

"As attorney general, I have prosecuted judges, district attorneys and other public officials across Texas who violated that (public) trust, who have been corrupted."

Says 85 percent of IDEA charter-school students come from low-income families and about 99 percent of its graduates go to college.

Greg Abbott defended more than $5 billion in public school funding cuts in fighting hundreds of school districts in court.

Says he would have "almost twice the actual experience practicing law" Greg Abbott did on becoming attorney general of Texas.

Recent stories featuring Greg Abbott

Dewhurst, Cornyn among most-fact-checked Texans still in running for statewide office:

We’ve checked more than 100 claims by the 20-plus Texans still in the running for statewide office with David Dewhurst proving--by far--the figure most familiar with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.

Cornyn cages Stockman, Democrats may need runoff to settle Senate nominee:

Primary election returns aren't final, but John Cornyn crushed his proclaimed tea-party challenger while Democrats might face a May runoff to settle on Cornyn's November foe.

We've piled up our latest fact checks of Cornyn and outright winners Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis. For the latest results, go to www.statesman.com.

Greg Abbott (again) doubts Wendy Davis on gun rights:

Greg Abbott, running for governor, told CNN this week that campaigning with provocative rocker Ted Nugent "was a way to expose Wendy Davis for her flip-flopping on gun-related issues."

In November, before Davis announced her support for allowing licensed Texans to openly carry pistols on their hips, we took an in-depth look at her positions and votes on gun issues going back to her days on the Fort Worth City Council. Read on for more.

In context: Greg Abbott on third-world corruption near the Texas-Mexico border:

Greg Abbott has been accused of labeling the Texs-Mexico border region "third world." What exactly did he say?

Wendy Davis claim about child custody Mostly True:

We read the divorce decree. We queried expert lawyers. We found a Wendy Davis claim Mostly True.

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