Tribpedia: Gang Of 11

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The Gang of 11, or ABC (Anybody but Craddick) Republicans, refers to 11 GOP legislators who defected from House Speaker Tom Craddick in the 2009 race for speaker. The group included original defectors from 2007, plus newly minted members who joined up to plot strategy to oust Craddick. The gang wound up choosing a "consenus candidate" on the night of ...

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