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U.S. Reps from TX not running in 2018

U.S. Reps from TX not running in 2018.

U.S. Reps Jeb Hensarling and Lamar Smith have both announced they will not run for reelection in 2018. Fellow Mark Jones posits that their decision may be due to a growing fear among Republicans that public displeasure with the Trump administration could cost the party its House majority next year: http://bit.ly/2AoMUUe.