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Do Democrats Need to Nominate a Centrist to Win CD-7?

Political science fellow Mark P. Jones comments on the challenges Texas Democrats face in trying to flip GOP-held congressional district 7, which turned blue in the 2016 presidential race. The New Yorker: http://bit.ly/2Fkfo3y