Texas Politics: A Contact Sport Fifty-one Texas state representatives -- Democrats all -- return to Austin after leaving the state to prevent a vote on a congressional redistricting plan that would have favored state Republicans. Hear NPR's Scott Simon, Dave McNeeley of The Austin American Statesman and Maria Recio of The Forth Worth Star Telegram.
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Texas Politics: A Contact Sport

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Texas Politics: A Contact Sport

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Texas Politics: A Contact Sport

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Fifty-one Texas state representatives — Democrats all — return to Austin after leaving the state to prevent a vote on a congressional redistricting plan that would have favored state Republicans. Hear NPR's Scott Simon, Dave McNeeley of The Austin American Statesman and Maria Recio of The Forth Worth Star Telegram.