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  •  It isn't just the demographics (2+ / 0-)
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    JustinBinFL, OllieGarkey

    or the urbanization. It's the importance of Texas for Republican political power that makes it worth going after. Without Texas, the Republicans have no route to victory in the electoral college. Without the gerrymandering of Texas' congressional seats, they will have a hard time sustaining a House majority. Without those two safe Senate seats, taking back the Senate gets much harder. If the oil billionaire money has to be spent at home instead of funding campaigns all over the country, that helps Democrats everywhere a little bit.

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