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Texas Democrats see focusing on power grid failure as a winning campaign strategy heading into 2022

Republican leaders defend their record on the power grid, pointing to more than a dozen laws passed during this year’s legislative session to address the grid’s reliability. Gov. Greg Abbott has staked his reputation on a promise that the lights won't go out this winter.

The Texas Capitol during the winter storm on Feb. 16, 2021.

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