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State Rep. Andrew Murr, R-Junction, poses for a portrait on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023, in Junction.
Ken Paxton Impeachment

Rep. Andrew Murr took on Ken Paxton and lost. He has no regrets.

The five-term House member, and his mustache, gained notoriety during the high-profile impeachment of Paxton. He warned tolerating corruption could hurt Republicans in the long term.


Rep. Andrew Murr delivers the Articles of Impeachment to Secretary of the Senate Patsy Spaw on May 29, 2023.
Andrew Murr and supporters canvas for votes in the District 53 Texas House runoff, Kerrville on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

A rural district

Rep. Andrew S. Murr, R-Junction, walks down an aisle on the House floor on July 20, 2021.
Chair of the Texas House impeachment managers, state Rep. Andrew Murr holds a press conference with vice chair Ann Johnson, D-Houston, following Attorney General Ken Paxton’s acquittal verdict on the impeachment trial at the Texas capitol in Austin on Sept. 16, 2023.

A session in the spotlight

Rep. Andrew Murr, R-Junction, gives closing arguments in the resolution to impeach Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on May 27, 2023.
House Impeachment Manager Rep. Andrew Murr listens as votes are read out loud in the impeachment trial of Attorney General Ken Paxton at the Texas Capitol on Saturday, Sep. 16, 2023.

Mixed reactions back home

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