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Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright Dies

Jim Wright, a Fort Worth Democrat who spent 34 years in Congress and became the 48th speaker of the U.S. House, has died.

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 Bob Daemmrich

Hurd Defies the Odds. Can He Last?

Congressional Republicans have never been able to retain a black lawmaker in a true swing district for more than a couple of terms. Could Texas' Will Hurd change that?

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