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Master of the Senate

Nov 5, 2014 By Texas Monthly and Erica Grieder

The next lieutenant governor is a former radio shock jock who became one of the most conservative members of the Legislature. How will Dan Patrick act now that he is one of the most powerful officials in Texas?

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Trip Guide: New Orleans

May 1, 2014 By Texas Monthly and David Courtney

There is something wonderfully anachronistic about traveling by train in this modern age. And I’m not talking about workaday back-and-forth commuting on some dreary regional transit full of pallid stiffs. Quite the opposite: I mean real rail travel, travel the old-fashioned way—a weekend summer sojourn by way of a…