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Analysis: Jonathan Stickland and Joe Straus, still sailing in opposite directions

As one of the most rambunctious officeholders in Texas leaves the political scene, one of the quietest is swooping back in.

From left: State Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford, and former House Speaker Joe Straus. Stickland announced he's not running for reelection in 2020; Straus stepped down in 2018.

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