Will the Threat to Abortion Rights Shake Up Texas’s Tightest Primary Runoff?

Will the Threat to Abortion Rights Shake Up Texas’s Tightest Primary Runoff?

Henry Cuellar speaks during a campaign event, Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in San AntonioThe large yard around the stage at Smoke BBQ, just east of downtown San Antonio, stayed lightly populated on Wednesday afternoon, during Democratic congressman Henry Cuellar’s get-out-the-vote rally, but many of the few dozen supporters who did show up are influential in the city. Local elected officials, union chiefs, and two members of the state House of Representatives spread out across a cluster of bar tables, with plenty of social distancing. Cuellar, who represents a conservative, Democrat-voting South Texas district that stretches more than a hundred miles from San Antonio to the Mexico border, seemed unbothered by the sparse attendance as he took the stage under a muggy gray sky. During his short, triumphant speech, he touted the federal spending he’s brought to the district,…

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