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Analysis: Dan Patrick’s interrogation about a freeze warms speculation about 2022

An unusual appearance by the lieutenant governor at a Senate hearing looked like a tough session for one of Gov. Greg Abbott's appointees — and raised speculation about political tension between the state's top two elected officials.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick at the dais on the Senate floor on May 25, 2019.

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Energy Politics State government Christi Craddick Dan Patrick George P. Bush Glenn Hegar Greg Abbott Sid Miller