Abbott Stands By Legal Fights With Feds

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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott sued the federal government to have the federal funding for the state's Women's Health Program reinstated. That's just one of two dozen lawsuits Abbott has filed against the feds since he took office 10 years ago. Taking a stand against the government isn't cheap, and some of Abbott's opponents argue that he's wasting taxpayer money.

As Texas' top lawyer, Abbott was in Washington last month when Texas told the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn federal health care reform, and he was there a few months earlier fighting ...

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