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Texas House Speaker Straus Won't Seek Re-election

State Rep. Joe Straus, who leads the centrist wing of the Republican Party in the House, announced that he will not seek re-election in 2018. Mark P. Jones, fellow in political science, comments in various news outlets on the ramifications of Straus’ decision for Texas politics.

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