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The long, ‘surreal’ days of the runaway Texas legislators

Photo: Democratic Texas State Sen. Carol Alvarado Houston, together with her fellow Texas legislators, speaks during a news conference. Sheltered in a downtown D.C. hotel, the Democratic lawmakers who left Texas to block a restrictive voting bill are living a life of stress and scrutiny. After bolting the state Monday in order to sabotage the

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