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Texas Tribune: Inauguration Day for Abbott, Patrick

Larry D. Moore
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After more than a decade with Rick Perry and David Dewhurst at the helm, Texas on Tuesday welcomes – with music, dancing and (literally) tons of barbecue – Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick to the offices of governor and lieutenant governor. 

Here's a selection of what journalists, state officials and others are sharing on social media, along with the Tribune's on-the-ground reporting from the inauguration celebration.  

This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune at

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