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Susan Wright Advances In Special US House Election

The Associated Press reports: Republican Susan Wright of Texas, the widow of the first member of Congress to die after contracting COVID-19, advanced to a U.S. House runoff for her late husband’s seat Saturday night. But who she will face remained too early to call.  With nearly all votes counted, Republican Jake Ellzey led Democrat Jana Lynne Sanchez by 354 …

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Robocalls Accuse House Candidate Of Killing Husband

Politico reports: Texas Republican congressional candidate Susan Wright is seeking help from federal law enforcement the day before her special election, after supporters reported receiving robocalls that accused her of being responsible for the death of her late husband. Wright’s campaign reached out to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice on Friday after discovering robocalls baselessly …

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Widow Of GOP Rep Who Died Of COVID Seeks Seat

The Hill reports: Susan Wright, the widow of the late Rep. Ron Wright (R), announced Wednesday she will run for her husband’s vacant seat in Texas’s 6th Congressional District. Ron Wright first won his seat in 2018 before winning reelection in 2020. He died on Feb. 7 after battling both the coronavirus and lung cancer. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) …

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