El Paso has a young state delegation, including its first openly gay state representative, and a congressional candidate there has talked about decriminalizing mariujana. Is El Paso becoming more progressive, or is it just keeping up with a national trend? And we take a look at the Dewhurst and Cruz campaigns in the GOP race for the U.S. Senate. How did a relative unknown force a runoff election with the lieutenant governor?
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