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Ken Paxton Should Be the Speaker of Texas’s House

Elections have consequences. At least they should.

By Erick Erickson – RedState

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — It has always bothered me when conservatives win elections, but “moderate” Republicans end up running the leadership. In case you haven’t noticed, it happens all the time – once behind closed doors, the leadership does not reflect the elected Members nor the people who elected them. It is time for that to change & one place to start is Texas.

For those of you unfamiliar with what’s going on, there is a fight going on over the next Speaker of the Texas House. It really boils down to two choices: the current Speaker, moderate and Democrat supported Joe Straus, and conservative Ken Paxton. Continue reading →