In Houston, Abbott Says He Brings Unique Perspective

HOUSTON — Speaking a day after declaring his candidacy for governor, Attorney General Greg Abbott said Monday that he’s “not into the comparison game,” in response to questions about whether he is more conservative than Gov. Rick Perry. But he did say that he would bring a different perspective to the office if he were elected. 

In a series of interviews with news outlets following a campaign stop at a South Houston barbecue restaurant, Abbott said that as someone who uses a wheelchair, he can relate to Texans’ physical and emotional challenges, and that he could help them overcome adversity ...

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