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Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar Narrowly Beats Progressive Challenger Jessica Cisneros

HeadlineMar 04, 2020

In Texas, incumbent Democratic Congressmember Henry Cuellar appears to have narrowly defeated Democratic Socialist Jessica Cisneros to hold on to Texas’s 28th Congressional District along the U.S.-Mexico border. Cisneros, who was endorsed by the AFL-CIO and Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, is a supporter of Medicare for All and the Green New Deal. Cuellar is pro-gun, anti-choice, and has backed private prisons, drone surveillance and increased border security.

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