Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez both want to stop members of Congress from going on to become lobbyists.
The liberal icon who died last week served first as a lawmaker then as a lobbyist.
For legislators in Austin, home is where the bar is.
These veterans of endless smoke-filled rooms and committee sessions do more to shape state government than most elected officials. They're not all bad, but they're not all good, either.