The Brief: Top Texas News for Jan. 21, 2013

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Texas Democrats rode a fresh wave of optimism over the weekend as inauguration festivities descended on Washington.

Top Texas Democrats gathered in D.C. to celebrate the second term of President Barack Obama, who was officially sworn in as president Sunday in a private ceremony but will participate in the traditional inauguration ceremonies today.

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, who is leaving Washington for the private sector, told a large gathering of Texans on Sunday in Washington that they should be hopeful about the state's political future, as The Dallas Morning News reports.

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