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Dade Phelan raised $4.4 million as he ascended to Texas House speakership

The Beaumont Republican saw a flood of campaign cash in the weeks before he was elected speaker on Tuesday.

Newly-elected House Speaker Dade Phelan speaks to the House of Representatives during opening ceremonies as the 2021 legislative session begins. Jan. 12, 2021.

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