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Former helicopter pilot MJ Hegar, a Democratic viral ad star endorsed by With Honor, was also narrowly defeated in Texas’ blood red 31st Congressional District by GOP Rep. John Carter.

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Crenshaw overcame those obstacles, and perhaps mindful of his pledge, did not shy away from questions over President Trump’s role in divisive rhetoric.

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