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At Congressional District 23 forum, 5 Democratic candidates seek to stand out

At a Tuesday forum in downtown San Antonio, the few differences that emerged between Democratic candidates vying to represent Congressional District 23 came when they tried to cast themselves as the best person to take on Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Will … Continue reading

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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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D23 Candidate Jay Hulings Talks Public Service and His Decision to Enter Politics

Jay Hulings is one of the democratic candidates running for Texas’ 23rd congressional district. The district spreads from San Antonio out to El Paso and and includes the Big Bend region. Like his opponents, Hulings is touring the district talking to … Continue reading

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District 23 Candidate Rick Treviño on his Congressional Run and What Inspired It

Rick Treviño is hoping to bring his “progressive platform” to District 23. Held by Helotes Republican Will Hurd, the district is often considered one of the most competitive and is a target district for Democrats in 2018. Treviño recently talked about … Continue reading

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District 23 Challenger Gina Ortiz Jones on her Congressional Run and the “Gut Check” that Led to It

Gina Ortiz Jones is one of the candidates running for Texas’ 23rd Congressional District 23. It’s currently held by Helotes Republican Will Hurd. It’s one of the most competitive congressional districts in the state, stretching from San Antonio into West … Continue reading

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U.S. Rep. Will Hurd gets first major Democratic challenger for 2018

Gina Ortiz Jones, a former Air Force intelligence officer, is launching a bid against U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, who is widely viewed as the most vulnerable Republican member of Congress from Texas.

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Former Rep. Pete Gallego is Touring the District, Mulling Another Run

Former U.S. Rep. Pete Gallego is heavily weighing his options. The one-time representative says he’s considering another run for congress, which would pit him up against current District 23 representative Will Hurd for a fourth time.  We caught up with Gallego this week … Continue reading

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