Sen. Dan Patrick

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Texas GOP Closing In On Another Election Day Sweep

The biggest shake up of Texas politics in decades is two weeks away.


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Texas Lawmaker Tearfully Vows School Choice Fight

The head of the Senate Education Committee broke into tears Thursday as he promised to fight for dramatically expanded “school choice” in Texas.


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Patrick: Students ‘Crying’ For More School Choice

The head of the Senate Education Committee says opposing his efforts to dramatically expand charter schools in Texas is tantamount to condemning 100,000 families statewide to endless waitlists.