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Texas Abortion Restrictions

The Supreme Court draft ruling puts Henry Cuellar in hot seat over abortion votes ahead of runoff election

The tight race between Cuellar, a moderate Democrat who famously opposes abortion, and Jessica Cisneros, a young progressive, represents the most vivid illustration of how the leaked opinion in favor of reversing Roe v. Wade could reshape a number of the fast-approaching runoffs.

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, questions Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas during a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on  April 27, 2022.

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