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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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MJ Hegar, Former Congressional Candidate, Says She’s Running To Challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Former Democratic congressional candidate MJ Hegar is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Hegar, a former Air Force helicopter pilot, mounted a high-profile bid to unseat U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, in November, fueled … Continue reading

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

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune  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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In District 23 Democratic Primary Runoff, Jones and Treviño Battle to Face Will Hurd

Today is Election Day for the party primary runoffs in Texas. One of the races still up for grabs is the democratic candidate for Congressional District 23.  Here’s what you need to know about the sprawling Congressional District and the … Continue reading

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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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For first time in a while, CD-23 Democratic primary draws a crowd

Five Democrats are vying for a chance to take on U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, in Texas’ most competitive congressional district.

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D23 Candidate Angela Villescaz Talks About Her Low Profile and Grassroots Approach

Angela “Angie” Villescaz is one of the 5 democratic candidates that have entered the district 23 race.  The Uvalde resident has largely kept a low-profile compared to her opponents. She’s had no website or real social media presence. But she says … Continue reading

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