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Claims of carpetbagging fly in Texas congressional primary

Candidates across the state are being accused of "district shopping" as opponents question their ties to the places they want to represent. The dynamic is playing out mostly in GOP primaries and particularly in more rural districts.

Windmillers at work near Claude in the Texas Panhandle. Claude is in the 13th Congressional District.

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