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Larger Democratic Minority Poised To Push Texas Legislature Closer To Center

Posted on · Democrats picked up 12 seats in the Texas House of Representatives, giving them a greater voice in choosing Speaker Joe Straus’ replacement. They also elected two new senators, which could make it harder for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick to advance conservative priorities.

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Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 40: Arlington MLK And Texas Governor Kerfuffle; Valdez Kicks Off Campaign And More!

Posted on · "The Governor I think is trying to exercise some authority, but it looks a little petty" - Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on Governor Greg Abbott possibly not endorsing incumbent Republican's because he didn't like their positions on certain issues.