Prospect of special session rises as hopes for a budget deal grow dim.
The legislation hit the rocks after a public tirade against a senator by a Fort Worth advocate for the bill.
More than half the Republicans vote against the measure, bucking their party’s platform.
“Everybody, every single American, should be freaking out,” a North East Tarrant Tea Party leader says.
What would William Travis, Sam Houston and Davey Crockett do? They’d join other “God-fearing Texans” in fighting “Obamacare,” a Republican activist declares — in song.