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National Democrats target Republican candidate over a child abuse case in battleground state House race

A Democratic super PAC is unveiling a TV ad that focuses on decades-old accusations authorities dropped against Gary Gates, the Republican running against Democrat Eliz Markowitz in the nationally watched contest for Texas House District 28.

HD-28 candidates Democrat Elizabeth “Eliz” Markowitz and Republican Gary Gates will likely face each other in a runoff election to replace outgoing state Rep. John Zerwas in the Fort Bend County district.

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