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View Diary: TX-01: Democrat Shirley McKellar to Challenge Rep. Louie Gohmert in 2014 (19 comments)

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  •  In the short term, yes (3+ / 0-)
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    RandomNonviolence, devtob, Odysseus

    our district was 1 of 5 that he targeted for the 2004 when Gohmert beat incumbent Max Sandlin.

    But East Texas has been trending more Republican since in general so a wave election like 2010 would likely have been a loss for a Democrat in that seat -- even without the mid-decade redistricting

    Barack Obama for President '12

    by v2aggie2 on Sun Aug 11, 2013 at 06:04:01 PM PDT

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