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The top places Texas lawmakers go to wine, dine and deal during legislative session

Not everyone in the Texas Legislature gets deals done under the dome. Some lawmakers are drawn to bars, clubs and restaurants around the state Capitol for the quiet or the queso.

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In Austin, a lot of the lawmaking gets done far away from committee hearings, members' offices, and the House and Senate floors. But not too far. There are a handful of spots within walking distance of the Texas Capitol that some lawmakers frequent when they need to hash out the details of a bill or strategize how to kill one.

In our latest episode of "Under the Dome," we take you through a few of the more popular Capitol haunts to show the important role each has played in the history of Texas politics and policy.

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