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Gina Ortiz Jones Knows How to Fight Against Trump—She Used to Work for Him

August 8, 2018 Elle.com

She’s racked up endorsements from EMILY’s List, VoteVets, and Victory Fund—and she still has months to go. Below, she explains why she decided to run for office:

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‘This is a knife fight.’ Rep. Hurd’s race with Democrat Ortiz Jones may be costliest in Texas

August 8, 2018 San Antonio Express-News

HONDO - U.S. Rep. Will Hurd’s drive to hold his swing district could be complicated by the likes of Victor Moreno, a former Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent and special ops soldier who has said adios to the Republican Party.

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9 women to watch from this year’s midterms

July 25, 2018 Vox.com

As primary after primary has shown, the 2018 cycle is living up to its “year of the

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Texas Democrats have the money to make races competitive in November

July 17, 2018 KXAN

AUSTIN (KXAN) — If Democratic candidates lose in November, it won't be for lack of resources. Seven congressional candidates out-raised the Republican and incumbent they're running against.

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7 Texas Republicans in Congress just got outraised by their Democratic rivals

July 16, 2018 Texas Tribune

WASHINGTON – There are few bigger warning signs for a member of Congress that their re-election may be in doubt than when a challenger outraises them. In Texas, it just happened to seven incumbents, all Republicans.

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Texas Democrat Takes on Powerful Incumbent Hurd (Audio)

July 12, 2018 Bloomberg

Gina Ortiz Jones, Democratic candidate in Texas’ 23rd congressional district, discusses her candidacy, her vision for the Democratic Party, and why she thinks healthcare reform will play such a large role in her efforts to unseat powerful Republican incumbent Will Hurd.

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'Country over party:' Democrats turn to veterans to take back the House

June 30, 2018 CNN

(CNN)Every time Dan Feehan shakes hands with voters in rural Minnesota, the reality of war is only as far as his right wrist.

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'Country over party:' Democrats turn to veterans to take back the House

June 30, 2018 CNN

(CNN)Every time Dan Feehan shakes hands with voters in rural Minnesota, the reality of war is only as far as his right wrist.

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Pardee School Alumna Ocasio-Cortez Wins House Primary

June 27, 2018 Boston University

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Pardee ’11) upset top-ranking House Democrat Joe Crowley in the June 26, 2018 primary for New York’s 14th Congressional District, a blue-leaning district comprised of the Bronx and Queens. 

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These Candidates Could Make History In November

June 27, 2018 HuffPost

Partway through the primaries for the 2018 midterm elections ― with some surprising victories so far ― several candidates are set to make history if they w

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