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Retiring U.S. Rep. Will Hurd Endorses Candidate To Succeed Him

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Retiring U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, is endorsing a candidate to succeed him in his battleground district. Hurd on Wednesday gave his support to Navy veteran Tony Gonzales in the crowded GOP field, saying Gonzales … Continue reading

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Republican U.S. Rep. Will Hurd To Retire From Congress After Holding On To A District Democrats Are Desperate To Flip

By Abby Livingston, Texas Tribune The U.S. House’s last black Republican member, Rep. Will Hurd of Helotes, announced Thursday that he is retiring from Congress. President Donald Trump’s racist comments about elected officials weighed heavily on Hurd, who has often spoken out against the … Continue reading

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Gina Ortiz Jones Running Again To Unseat Texas U.S. Rep. Will Hurd

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Gina Ortiz Jones, the Democrat who narrowly lost last year to U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, is running again. Jones, a former Air Force intelligence officer, launched her long-anticipated 2020 bid Tuesday morning, setting the stage … Continue reading

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Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones Concedes In Close Congressional Race Against Will Hurd

Almost two weeks have passed since the election, but Jones had been holding out hope and waiting to see all outstanding ballots counted.

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Will Hurd, Gina Ortiz Jones Congressional Race Too close To Call In Texas

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, is looking to hold on to the 23rd District. His opponent is Gina Ortiz Jones, a former Air Force intelligence officer.

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CD23: Voter Concerns Are As Broad As The Region Is Vast

Congressional District 23 is one of the longest in the country — it takes eight hours to drive across, from San Antonio almost to El Paso. In our first report at the sprawling district, we looked at the size and … Continue reading

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Why Texas’ Massive 23rd District Is Important For Republicans And Democrats

The sparsely populated region that’s bigger than some states is 70 percent Hispanic, but also covers part of the Permian Basin where the oil-and-gas industry has a lot of influence.

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What You Need to Know About the Race for District 23

Early voting continues this week for the Democrat and Republican primary runoff elections in Texas. In the race for the Congressional District 23, Democrat voters will decide whether Gina Ortiz Jones or Rick Treviño get’s the nomination.

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Primary race to challenge U.S Rep. Will Hurd draws two more Democrats

Two more prominent Democrats are joining the race to challenge U.S Rep. Will Hurd, whose sprawling 23rd Congressional district runs across much of the Texas border, via Texas Tribune.

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Texas Congressman Introduces SMART Act, Calls for Tech-Minded Approach to Border Security

Congressman Will Hurd, who represents much of far West Texas, has introduced a bill aimed at using tech in order to secure the U.S.-Mexico border.

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