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Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen Won’t Seek Reelection After Recording Scandal

By Cassandra Pollock, Texas Tribune First-term Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen on Tuesday announced he will not seek reelection to the lower chamber in 2020 — completing a stunning fall for the Angleton Republican who enjoyed near unanimous support in … Continue reading

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Top Texas House Republicans Say They Can No Longer Support Speaker Dennis Bonnen

By Cassandra Pollock and Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Some of the most powerful Texas House Republicans said Monday they no longer support GOP Speaker Dennis Bonnen, marking the biggest blow yet to his political future amid the fallout from a secret recording released … Continue reading

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“I Said Terrible Things”: Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen Apologizes For Michael Quinn Sullivan Meeting

By Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen has apologized to members for taking a meeting with hardline conservative activist Michael Quinn Sullivan that has since thrown the lower chamber into chaos. “I was stupid to take … Continue reading

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