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Texas 2022 Elections

Ethics scandal emerges as latest test for rising star Democrat Lina Hidalgo

Hidalgo, the Harris County judge, says a criminal probe into a contract her office awarded is a political hit. But as a potential future statewide candidate, does the episode expose a flaw in her approach to politics?

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo makes an announcement about the COVID-19 vaccine in Houston on Aug. 17, 2021. Harris County…

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