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August 1, 2019

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“I was shocked”: Two GOP lawmakers describe recording of House Speaker Dennis Bonnen
Texas Tribune

The recording, Clardy told The News, "is the most disappointing thing that I've ever seen." He told the newspaper that Bonnen made "disparaging" comments about both Republican and Democratic members of the House in the recording. And Burrows, Clardy said, ticked off GOP names the group could target in the primary elections.

State Rep. John Zerwas to step down in September
Texas Tribune

State Democrats are eyeing Zerwas' District 28, in which he won reelection last year by 8 percentage points. Democrat Eliz Markowitz, who ran last year for State Board for Education, has launched a bid for HD-28 in 2020.

5 revelations from the Biden pile-on in Detroit

For the electorate, it will help when the field is winnowed sufficiently that the conversation includes — on one stage — both the centrist frontrunner and the two leading progressives on the issue, Sanders and Warren. That could happen in September.

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