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Texas Democrats Sticking with Straus

Texas Democrats Sticking with Straus

As Texas House Republicans contemplate plans to amend the process by which the Republican nominee for Speaker is selected, Democrat members are gushing with praise for incumbent Joe Straus. Since 2009, House Speaker Joe Straus has held on to his post largely thanks to...
As GOP Caucus Meets, Abbott Slams Straus

As GOP Caucus Meets, Abbott Slams Straus

While House Republicans were attending a caucus meeting the day after the Texas Legislature adjourned Gov. Greg Abbott’s special session sine die, Abbott was taking to the airwaves to blame House Speaker Joe Straus for killing his agenda. Asked in a radio interview...