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Leadership tensions, potential special session loom as Texas legislative session hits uncertain end

Tensions between the two chambers are peaking, and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is putting pressure on Gov. Greg Abbott to call a special session for unfinished business on conservative priorities

From left, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Gov. Greg Abbott and House Speaker Dade Phelan.

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