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Morning Digest: Hillary Clinton unexpectedly won three Texas House seats held by Republicans

Fri Jan 06 04:39:45 EST 2017 | Daily KOS
Surprisingly, two other Texas Republicans have now found themselves sitting in seats Clinton won. Romney easily carried the 7th, located in the Houston area, by a wide 60-39 spread, but the well-educated seat backed Clinton by a narrow 48.5-47.1. Republican Rep. John Culberson still decisively turned back a challenge from a perennial candidate 56-44, and it remains to be seen if Democrats will be able to field a stronger contender next time—or whether the GOP's weakness at the top of the ticket ..


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