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Texas politics in 2019: Take a look at the top stories of the year

The first half of the year was marked by cooperation in the Texas Legislature. The second half was dominated by scandal. All the while, the specter of 2020 loomed.

The Texas State Capitol on May 22, 2019.

A Kumbaya legislative session

Grassroots grumpiness


Other scandals in the House

Texans split along party lines over impeachment


Beto's swift fall

Castro's long struggle for attention

Eyes on 2020

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