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Video: Ag Commissioner Hopeful Opiela Touts His Roots

In a web video titled "Future Generations," Republican agriculture commissioner candidate Eric Opiela highlights his deep ranching roots in South Texas and criticizes the White House's policies.

By Neena Satija, The Texas Tribune and Reveal

Eric Opiela, associate general counsel for the state Republican Party and a candidate for agriculture commissioner, has released a web video discussing his background and criticizing White House policies. In the video, called "Future Generations," he emphasizes his deep ranching roots in South Texas and targets President Obama, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and the Environmental Protection Agency for a "radical agenda" that is threatening "the Texas way of life." 

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