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Matthew McConaughey Just Teased A Possible Run For Governor In His Home State

The next gubernatorial election is in 2022.
Matthew McConaughey Just Teased A Possible Run For Governor In His Home State

Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey has found a life beyond acting in recent years as a professor at the University of Texas in his hometown of Austin.

Now it seems he could soon be diving into a field, as he has teased not once, but twice that he is interested in running for Governor of Texas.

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While speaking on The Balanced Voice podcast on Wednesday, the Interstellar star said the idea of running for office is "a true consideration."

This statement comes just four months after he first teased possibly dipping into Texas politics on the Hugh Hewitt Show, saying "I mean, that wouldn’t be up to me. It would be up to the people more than it would me."

The Texas gubernatorial election will be held on November 8, 2022, and current Governor Greg Abbott will be up for reelection for his third term in office.

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Texas may soon allow driver's licenses to be accessible on residents' cell phones.

A new bill, dubbed HB 273, was filed by Democratic State Representative Terry Canales, and, if passed, will create a pilot program for digital identification in the Lone Star State.

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The Blue Jays Just Won In Front Of The Biggest Crowd Since The Pandemic Started

A lot of them were ignoring the stadium's mandatory mask policy.

While Toronto fans tuned into the Blue Jays vs. Rangers game from home, spectators in Arlington, Texas attended in huge numbers — the biggest crowd at a professional sporting event since the start of the pandemic, according to the Toronto Star.

Photos of the game show Globe Life Field packed to the brim with close to 40,000 fans, many of whom weren't wearing masks.

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