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After a steady rise, Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen's fall came fast

The leader of the Capitol's lower chamber kept fighting until the end, to the frustration of some of his members.

Speaker Dennis Bonnen during the Texas Fallen Heroes ceremony  on May 25, 2019

“Let me tell you what I’ll do for you”

“You would know better”

A series of political victories

“The caucus needs to get control of this”

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