Abbott's Wife Now in Political Fray

Another front has opened up in the cultural war that the 2014 Texas governor's race is fast becoming.

This time it involves the fight for the growing Hispanic vote and Attorney General Greg Abbott's contention that Democrats are cynically using his Hispanic wife, Cecilia, against him.

The whole thing started in heavily Republican Lubbock, of all places. 

That's where Abbott was campaigning earlier in the week, staging what appeared to be a routine campaign stop to drive up his vote before the March 4 primary election he is all but guaranteed to win big.

Democrats took ...

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