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David vs. the Straus-phere – the fight for a conservative Texas House Speaker

As the Texas 2013 legislative session gears up, conservatives are once again calling for a more conservative house speaker. David Simpson Speaker Straus has long held the position largely thanks to support from Democrats and many Republicans who seem to like the status-quo of this more moderate state representative. This year David Simpson put his hat into the race to challenge Straus, but unlike the biblical […]

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