The Brief: Dewhurst Plans to Keep Working Until Next Session

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Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst won't be around for the next legislative session in January after losing his runoff contest on Tuesday. But he won't be taking the next seven months off as a result.

The Tribune's Ross Ramsey reports that Dewhurst plans to spend the next several months preparing the Senate for the handoff to the chamber's next presiding officer, who he assumes will be Dan Patrick, the man who beat him in the runoff, and not Democratic challenger Leticia Van de Putte. He also told Ramsey that he plans to remain involved ...

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