Best Political Theatre

Rep. Pat Haggerty's Quorum-Busting Walk-Out

With all the amendments and addenda and amendments to the addenda, life in the Legislature can get dull. So when the El Paso Republican state rep decided he was sick of Speaker Tom Craddick ignoring calls for him to quit, he played political pied piper. The midnight mass exodus he lead brought the House to a standstill and pol-watchers to their feet.

Office of Rep. Pat Haggerty
Cap. 4N.9, 1100 Congress, 512/463-0728

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