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Greg Abbott Raises $11.5 Million In Texas Gubernatorial Bid

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (File)

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (File)

AUSTIN (January 14, 2014) Republican Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said Tuesday he has raised more than $11.5 million in his bid to become governor.

Abbott's campaign reported Tuesday that it had $27 million in cash on hand for a likely race against Democrat Wendy Davis.

Davis reported raising $12 million in the last six months.

Texas is the nation's second most populous and largest state, with 20 media markets.

The 2014 campaign is expected to cost each candidate about $40 million.

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