Gov. Greg Abbott, left, and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, shown here in a file photo, were quick to declare victory in Texas' constitutional amendment election.
Gov. Greg Abbott, left, and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, shown here in a file photo, were quick to declare victory in Texas' constitutional amendment election. Ashley Landis The Dallas Morning News
Gov. Greg Abbott, left, and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, shown here in a file photo, were quick to declare victory in Texas' constitutional amendment election. Ashley Landis The Dallas Morning News

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As Texas governors go, Abbott delivered more than expected

May 30, 2015 3:45 PM

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Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

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