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TEXAS: Wendy Davis Announces Bid For US House

The Texas Tribune reports: Former Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis is running for Congress. Early Monday morning, Davis announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination in Central Texas’ 21st District. She is challenging U.S. Rep. Chip Roy, a freshman Republican from Austin. She made her intentions known in a biographical video, narrated in part with archival footage from her late …

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Lone House Republican Blocks $19B Disaster Relief Bill Because It Doesn’t Include Funding For Trump’s Wall

Politico reports: Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday. House leaders tried to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure by unanimous consent, but the Texas Republican objected on the floor. Communities still severely damaged by wildfires, flooding, hurricanes, lava flow and even typhoons have waited for this …

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