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Analysis: In Texas, cold weather brings a political chill

This week’s cold weather forecast triggers memories of the electricity blackouts that left millions in the dark during a polar vortex and killed hundreds of Texans last year. It’s triggering politicians’ memories, too, during the primary election.

Gov. Greg Abbott listens to a representative speak about preparations ahead of a winter storm at a press conference in Austin on Feb. 1, 2022.

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