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A Conversation with Joe Straus

For the first of our TribLive events, I interviewed the Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives about his first session leading his colleagues, the coming budget turmoil, the controversial plans for a renovation of the Governor's Mansion, the "scary as hell" health care reforms in play in Congress, and, of course, the titanic battle of Rick vs. Kay.

For the first of our TribLive events, I interviewed the Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives about his first session leading his colleagues, the coming budget turmoil, the controversial plans for a renovation of the Governor's Mansion, the "scary as hell" health care reforms in play in Congress, and, of course, the titanic battle of Rick vs. Kay.

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