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Texas Elections 2018

Democrat challenging Ken Paxton targets loophole used by Paxton to fund legal defense

Justin Nelson, the Democrat running against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, said his plan to "clean up Texas government" includes ending an exemption in state bribery law that Paxton has cited in accepting "gifts" toward his legal defense.

Democratic candidate for Texas attorney general Justin Nelson at the Texas Democratic Party convention in Fort Worth on June 22, 2018.

Texas Elections 2018

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz defeated Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke in the race for U.S. Senate. View full 2018 Texas election results or subscribe to The Brief for the latest election news.

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