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Texas 2022 Elections

Analysis: Crime pays, politically speaking, for Texas AGs

A Texas attorney general is a civil lawyer, mostly concerned with regulatory, tax and administrative law. But to listen to the candidates, you’d think the state’s top lawyer was some kind of cop.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks at a border security briefing at Texas DPS regional headquarters in Weslaco on Jan. 27, 2022. Paxton said the reason for the border security briefing is to take legal action against the Biden administration regarding border policy.

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