Straus inner circle excited about Jay Dean


“The speaker’s inner circle also reveled in the fact that Longview Mayor Jay Dean beat a tea party-backed rival for the seat held by retiring Rep. David Simpson, another Straus critic.”


AUSTIN — Texas House Speaker Joe Straus and his allies outpaced expectations in Tuesday’s primary, sustaining only scattered losses while holding onto most of their seats and picking up a couple of new ones. Fears that populist winds and the outsider candidacies of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz would somehow turn the higher turnout of a presidential year into a bad thing for Team Straus proved just that — unfounded angst.

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So who was saying that Jay would be a Straus pal?  Yes, all of us.

Heads up Gregg County, Upshur has your back. #accountability



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