The Brief: Another Recording Comes to Light in Guv Race

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The Tribune's Jay Root has the story on another secret audio recording released with the intent to impact the already contentious gubernatorial contest. This time, the recording is of GOP candidate Greg Abbott and what Democrats are saying is an attempt to have it both ways — trying to distance himself publicly from criticisms on social media of his Democratic opponent, Wendy Davis, while fanning the flame in closed-door meetings.

“We’re going to heat up this campaign, and it’s going to turn red hot as we keep Texas red," Abbott said on Jan. 21 at ...

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