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Republican U.S. Rep. Will Hurd to retire from Congress after holding on to a district Democrats are desperate to flip

President Donald Trump's recent racist comments weighed on Hurd, the last black Republican in the U.S. House. He was the only Texas Republican who voted to condemn Trump's tweets about four congresswomen.

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-San Antonio, speaks to supporters during a get-out-the-vote rally in San Antonio on November 7, 2016.

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