Patrick Svitek

Texas Tribune

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Political reporter for the Texas Tribune.

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott has been in the national spotlight thanks to Tropical Storm Harvey. At a church in Texas, he announced Sunday, September 3 would be a day of prayer.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's rise in conservative politics

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has been in the national spotlight thanks to Tropical Storm Harvey. At a church in Texas, he announced Sunday, September 3 would be a day of prayer.

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