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Inside Texas Politics: Dewhurst's Departure

On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics, host Jason Whitely, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Bud Kennedy and Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey talk about what's next for outgoing Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst.

On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics, host Jason Whitely, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Bud Kennedy and Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey talk about what's next for outgoing Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst; why U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is opposed to closing internet sales tax loopholes; Gov. Rick Perry's executive order ordering  state contractors to check hires with the federal E-Verify system; the future of the Texas Lottery; and the unusual coalition that formed to seek a stay of execution last week.

Also: Jason and Bud talk to Dallas city councilman Dwaine Caraway about the $6 million dollars in settlements paid out in 2014 for excessive force by the Dallas Police Department; a New York grand jury's decision not to indict in the chokehold death of Eric Garner is debated from the right and left; and a North Texas Tea Party activist offers her opinion on who the real conservative is in the race for speaker of the Texas House.

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