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Texas state secretary who led failed voter purge steps down

Texas' secretary of state, who led an unsuccessful effort to purge thousands of voters from the state's rolls earlier this year in a move that critics said was intended to intimidate voters on a false narrative of widespread fraud, resigned Monday after failing to attract sufficient support in the state legislature to stay in the role.

Texas governor unveils school safety plan

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott unveiled a plan Wednesday to improve school safety, including allowing law enforcement officers to take breaks and fill out reports in schools and increasing the number of armed school marshals in classrooms.