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Texas legislative session begins with heavy security presence following U.S. Capitol riot

Lawmakers gathered for the start of the 140-day session Tuesday as the coronavirus continues to rage in Texas.

Security at the state Capitol increased after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., earlier in January of 2021.

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