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Democrats in the Texas House ponder life with Dennis Bonnen as speaker

Nearly half of the Democrats who will serve in the House next year signed on to support state Rep. Dennis Bonnen's speaker bid. Other members are left wondering what a House with Bonnen at the helm could mean for them — and whether they could get behind it.

State Rep. Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, announces at a Capitol press conference that he's accumulated enough votes to be elected speaker of the Texas House in January.

Assessing the candidate

“I’m prepared to meet with him.”

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