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In Texas universities' football suites, booze, catering — and politicians of all stripes

On certain fall Saturdays, the invitation-only boxes set aside for A&M System Chancellor John Sharp and his peers often draw a cast of politicians, state officials, alumni and big-money donors.

Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp points to the view of Kyle Field inside one of the Founder suites on Thursday during a media tour of the newly built West side.
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Lawmakers are "welcome in our suite at any time"

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The governor “obviously enjoys football”

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"Casual atmosphere. Great football and great conversation."

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