House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, talks Wednesday with fellow lawmakers on the House floor at the Texas Capitol in Austin.
House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, talks Wednesday with fellow lawmakers on the House floor at the Texas Capitol in Austin. Eric Gay The Associated Press
House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, talks Wednesday with fellow lawmakers on the House floor at the Texas Capitol in Austin. Eric Gay The Associated Press

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