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In fight over agriculture funding, U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela calls GOP Texan "a racist Christian pretender"

Vela, a Brownsville Democrat, was firing back after U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Midland, accused Democrats of attempting to "score political points on the back of rural America."

From left, U.S Rep. Mike Conaway, R-TX,  and U.S Rep. Filomen Vela, D-TX.

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