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Texas Gov. Greg Abbot hosts a recent roundtable discussion with victims, families and friends affected by the Santa Fe, Texas, school shooting that killed 10 people earlier this month. People with ties to other recent mass shootings were also invited. Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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A sign points down the road to the Karolyi Ranch near Hunstville, Texas, in 2015. Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday he has ordered a criminal investigation into claims that former doctor Larry Nassar abused athletes at the facility, which served as the training site for the U.S. women's national gymnastics team. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the Texas State Guard to monitor a joint U.S. Special Forces training taking place in Texas, prompting outrage from some in his own party. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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A federal judge has issued a temporary injunction to President Obama's executive orders on immigration. Earlier this month, Obama met with young immigrants, known as DREAMers, in the Oval Office. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Judge Blocks Obama's Executive Actions On Immigration

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A sign posted on a roadside fence outside a Dow Chemicals plant in Freeport, Texas. The front-runner for governor, GOP Attorney General Greg Abbott, sparked controversy recently by suggesting citizens should simply go to nearby chemical and fertilizer plants and ask what's being stored there if they are worried about hazardous materials. Pat Sullivan/AP hide caption

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