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Analysis: Why would a Texas Democrat want a seat in the Republican state Senate?

On paper, Texas senators have it better than their counterparts in the Texas House, but why would a Democrat want to work in a place where Republicans are fully and completely in control?

State Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr., D-Brownsville, chairman of the Intergovernmental Relations Committee, meets with fellow members on the Senate floor on May 10, 2017. 

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Politics State government 2020 elections Dan Patrick José R. Rodríguez Texas Senate