Skip to main content

Greg Abbott and Beto O’Rourke spar in what could be a preview of the 2022 governor’s race

The Republican governor, who is up for reelection in 2022, and the state's best-known Democrat exchanged words Thursday after O'Rourke said he will consider challenging Abbott.

Gov. Greg Abbott, left, and former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso.

Support public-service journalism that gets the context right

Yes, I'll donate today