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Analysis: Texas Democrats may find themselves in the wilderness of wandering public attention

The legislative Democrats who decamped from Texas to Washington, D.C., to block a voting bill need public attention to pull the argument their way — and that's going to be harder to get after last week’s first news of their quorum-busting.

Democratic members of the Texas House and Texas Senate gathered for a joint press conference at Washington Plaza Hotel in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 2021.

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