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For Dallas Democrat, win in Texas House race "bittersweet" (audio)

Attorney Victoria Neave's victory over state Rep. Kenneth Sheets, R-Mesquite, was a rare bright spot for Texas Democrats Tuesday night.

Democratic attorney Victoria Neave defeated Republican incumbent state Rep. Kenneth Sheets by less than 900 votes Tuesday ...

Victoria Neave's victory over state Rep. Kenneth Sheets, R-Mesquite, in the state's most expensive House race was a rare bright spot for Texas Democrats Tuesday night. But the win took on greater importance for Neave when she realized Republican Donald Trump had been elected the next president. Hear the full story at KERA.

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