An Anti-Trump Republican Dares to Run for Congress in North Texas

An Anti-Trump Republican Dares to Run for Congress in North Texas

Photo illustration of Michael WoodOn a Friday morning in April, Dallas conservative talk radio host Mark Davis complained to his listeners about the crowded special election in North Texas’s Sixth Congressional District, which stretches southeast from downtown Fort Worth to past Corsicana. With 23 candidates—11 of them mostly like-minded Republicans—competing to take the seat vacated by the late congressman Ron Wright, even he, a politics obsessive, found it hard to keep up. “It can make your brain turn to jelly,” Davis said. But he had a treat for his listeners: Michael Wood, the one Republican who had differentiated himself in the race, was coming on The Mark Davis Show that morning. Davis walked Wood through his bona fides. A 34-year-old former Marine infantry officer, Wood lives in Tarrant County…View Original Post

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