After sweeping losses in congressional races, Texas Democrats ask why

WASHINGTON — When national Democrats helicoptered into Austin in April 2019 and set up an operation to flip GOP seats in the U.S. House in 2020 — a list that grew from six districts to 10 — they exuded confidence, and Republicans took notice.The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee was fresh off gaining two Texas seats in 2018 and declared that the Lone Star State was “ground zero” for expanding the Democratic majority in the House.Instead, GOP candidates won nine of the races, some by double digits, and Republican Beth Van Duyne is leading in a North Texas congressional race that has n…

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