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As its U.S. House members of color depart, Texas GOP grapples with its lack of diversity

Should Republicans actively recruit candidates of color? The party stands divided.

Texas Republican Convention attendees stand for the Pledge of Allegiance in Fort Worth in 2012.
Tony Gonzales supporter Gerard Garcia listen to  Tony Gonzales announce his candidacy for the Texas Congressional District 23 seat.

“We’re not doing it effectively”

“A tricky problem”

Tony Gonzales announces in San Antonio's Orsinger Park that he is running for the Texas Congressional district 23 seat that is being vacated by Will Hurd.

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