Folks from across the Lone Star State waited in line for hours to witness lawmakers taking the Oath of Office. For the first time in 40 years, there was a contested vote for Speaker of the Texas House.
It looks like Texas lawmakers won't be getting a summer break after all. They're being called back for their third Special Session and that starts at the beginning of next week.
Thornberry says he voted for the bill, though it comes with its imperfections.
As we head into the Memorial Day weekend, don't forget about what waits on the other side: the Texas primary. District 68 State Representative Rick Hardcastle is not seeking re-election, but there are plenty of candidates vying to take his place. As we continue our primary coverage as your election headquarters, we join Melissa Foy who is here to take a look at that race.