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Messing With Texas: who are the five biggest out of state political donorsAs the 2024 primary elections ramped up in Texas, Governor Greg Abbott warned his fans about an invasion of outsiders buying influence over Texas politics and policies. It was mid-January, and billionaire hedge fund manager and frequent target of the right wing George Soros had just given $100,000 to a Democratic group in the state after launching a political action committee devoted to turning Texas blue. Abbott struck a scandalized tone in a January 17 fund-raising appeal. “With elections right around the corner, liberal out-of-state money will be POURING into races up and down the ballot in Texas,” he texted supporters. “Can Governor Abbott count on your help to protect Texas’ values?” He added, “Let’s not let Soros set the agenda.” What Abbott didn’t address was…

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