TribWeek: Top Texas News for the Week of 2/24/14

Republican Greg Abbott holds an 11-point lead over Democrat Wendy Davis in the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll, and a number of Republican primaries appear to be destined for May runoff elections.

Thousands of residents of Texas colonias could be largely left with little hope of obtaining health insurance after falling into the "coverage gap." But community-based organizations are working to educate them on their options.

The way Democrats see it, Greg Abbott hurt himself by campaigning with caustic rocker Ted Nugent. In the Abbott camp, though, the Nuge blowback theory is another fiction spun by the liberal elites.

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