AUSTIN, Texas | Texas attorney general favored to win despite indictment

AUSTIN, Texas | Texas attorney general favored to win despite indictment

AUSTIN, Texas  — Three years ago, criminal charges against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton appeared to put his political future in peril.

He is still under indictment, having pleaded not guilty to two felony counts of securities fraud. But now the Republican is favored to win a second term in November, his wife is on the cusp of becoming a state senator and President Donald Trump singled him out as doing a “great job” at a recent midterm rally in Houston.

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