Sam Houston, a Democrat and longtime Houston lawyer who's now co-managing partner at Shepherd, Scott, Clawater and Houston, is campaigning to become Texas' attorney general in 2014. He claims no relation to the similarly named Texas historical figure. He ran for a seat on the state Supreme Court in 2008.
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Attorney general aspirant Sam Houston says he’d have far more experience practicing law on taking office than incumbent Greg Abbott had when he took the job.
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