Dems fracture, and Texas state House regains quorum

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The Texas state House has met quorum, more than a month after Democrats fled to D.C. to protest legislation to restrict voting.

Democratic state legislators left Texas in mid-July to stymie Republicans’ efforts to pass an elections bill that opponents say would place heavy limits on voting, particularly in marginalized communities. More than 50 state senators and representatives fled to D.C. to urge federal lawmakers to push for stronger voting protections and to wait out

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