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Coronavirus in Texas

Analysis: A governor balancing noisy resistance to staying at home with the rest of his political base

Gov. Greg Abbott faces pushback toward stay-at-home policy within his own party, but a larger number of Republicans are willing to take measures to protect public health.

The Marc, a nightclub and venue in San Marcos, has closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. April 10, 2020.
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