Which freshman state lawmaker has been the most tea party?

Matt Krause
Jeff Leach
Matt Schaefer
Jonathan Stickland
Steve Toth

Capitol Inside: The
Beginning

Map Quest on Hold as Session
Ends with Missions Accomplished

Lawmakers cross finish line into purgatory on special session that could kick off Tuesday.

Legislature Backs Spending Pact
with Minimal House Opposition

Spending package headed to Perry after House leaders top two-thirds mark on Rainy Day infusion.

Rural House Republican Weighs
Bid for Agriculture Commissioner

Central Texas lawmaker may be on verge of race for statewide post that's up for grabs.

2003 Memories Could Inspire
Drastic Perry Action on Special

Perry Vetoes Take Shot at Labor
and Heed Call of Conservatives

Budget Accord Falling into Place
as Senate Offers Truce on Water

Business Tax Tussle Could Be
Be Comptroller Race Preview

Islander Reels In Early Business
Support for Possible House Bid

House Hit by Wave of Suspicion
as Budget Negotiators Scramble

Dewhurst Special Session Push
Fuels Governor Bid Speculation

House Dems See Austin - Not
Ardmore - in Plans for Special Redistricting Session

Democrats who vanished in 2003 say they'll show up this time for variety of reasons.


Texas House Sophomore and Freshmen Rankings Show Power of Position
Committee posts that Straus bestows trump lack of experience in House with seniority premium.


Texas Legislature Power Rankings Undergo Session Second Half Shuffle
Tea party rookies look to liberal Dem as guide as Straus allies and bill passers wield most clout in 2013.

Texas Lobby Power Rankings:
10th Anniversary Chart Reflects Field Where Young Lions Roam

Capitol industry undergoes major transformation as market floods with new star power galore.

Hired Guns Teams
Rising Stars Corporate
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