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Posted: February 20, 2014 at 5:20 a.m.

Greg Abbott, Texas’ attorney general and a candidate for the GOP nomination for governor, defended his decision to campaign with Ted Nugent, whom Abbott described as a “fighter for freedom,” a month after the pro-gun rock musician called President Barack Obama a “communist-nurtured subhuman mongrel.”

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