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Analysis: The fight over the Texas Legislature isn’t only in the House

Sure, the selection of a new House speaker is going to change the way the Legislature works next year. But watch the elections in the Senate, too: Things could change in the upper chamber, too.

Tourists enter the empty Senate chamber Wednesday morning as the Texas Senate adjourned sine die the day before, leaving the House with unfinished business on June 29, 2011.

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