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Who's on Texas Monthly's Power List?

An early look at the 25 people the magazine deems the most powerful in Texas.

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The full story, by Nate Blakeslee, Paul Burka and Patti Hart, will be live on the Texas Monthly site at midnight. It appears in the magazine's forthcoming February 2011 issue. For now, here's the list in alphabetical order:

Al Armendariz, regional administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

Charles Butt of H-E-B

Alonzo Cantu, fundraiser

Dave Carney, Gov. Rick Perry's chief political consultant

Bill Hammond of the Texas Association of Business

Woody Hunt, chair of the Governor's Business Council

Buddy Jones of HillCo Partners

Rusty Kelley, lobbyist

Jay Kimbrough, "fixer" (that's how TM characterizes him)

Scott McCown of the Center for Public Policy Priorities

Bill Miller of HillCo Partners

Steve Mostyn, Democratic megadonor

State Sen. Steve Ogden, R-Bryan

State Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston

Bob Perry, GOP megadonor

Gov. Rick Perry

State Rep. Jim Pitts, R-Waxahachie

Bill Powers, president of the University of Texas

Pat Robbins of the Associated Republicans of Texas

Brooke Rollins of the Texas Public Policy Foundation

R. Brint Ryan of Ryan and Co.

Tom Suehs, commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission

Michael Quinn Sullivan of Empower Texans

Mike Toomey, lobbyist

Dick Trabulsi of Texas for Lawsuit Reform

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