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Texas Legislature 2021

Texas Democrats at odds with one another as some return to Legislature and others stay in Washington, D.C.

While the quorum-busting Democrats were able to maintain a largely united front during the first special session, which ended Friday, it was clear they reached a fork in the road when the second special session began a day later.

State Rep. James Talarico, D-Round Rock, speaks with his colleagues on the House floor on Aug. 9, 2021.
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