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Analysis: For Texas Republicans, one election is no longer enough

Add a word to the Republican vocabulary in Texas: November. After two decades of GOP dominance, the party's candidates are still winning, but they can't safely assume that they've got an election in the bag after they win the GOP's March primaries.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Gov. Greg Abbott and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen hold a joint press conference on the lawn of the Governor’s Mansion on Jan. 9, 2019.

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2020 elections Dan Patrick Dennis Bonnen Greg Abbott Ken Paxton Texas congressional delegation Texas House of Representatives