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Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo Wins Tight Race For Reelection

Lina Hidalgo

By Joshua Fechter, The Texas Tribune Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, considered a rising star among Texas Democrats, overcame a vigorous challenge from a well-funded Republican opponent Tuesday night and barely held on to her seat overseeing the state’s most populous urban county. Hidalgo faced a steep fundraising disadvantage, attacks …

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Karl Rove Says Texas’ Abortion Law Is Too Extreme

Karl Rove

Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Veteran GOP strategist Karl Rove said Saturday that Texas’ abortion law is too extreme, underscoring an increasingly public discomfort with the measure among Republicans. Rove made the comment during an exchange at a Texas Tribune Festival panel about elections following the U.S. Supreme Court’s June …

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