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Wendy Davis filed to run for Congress on Wednesday.
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Former Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis filed to run for Congress on Wednesday. She seeks the Democratic nomination for the 21st congressional district of Texas, which covers the Hill Country and reaches into the San Antonio and Austin areas. 

Republican Congressman Chip Roy announced a run for his second term representing Texas' 21st Congressional District. Roy was elected in November 2018 after defeating a crowded Republican primary earlier that year.
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Texas Republican Congressman Chip Roy announced his reelection campaign Monday night, and he may face a challenge from former Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis.

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Former state senator Wendy Davis has announced she is officially running for Congress.  Davis intends to unseat Congressman Chip Roy, a freshman Republican whose district includes parts of Bexar County.  

Davis made her announcement with a video that begins with her father, Jerry Rusell, reading a letter of encouragement he wrote about his daughter’s life before he passed away in 2013. 


Democrat Joseph Kopser, left, and Republican Chip Roy
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The race to replace long-standing Texas Congressman Lamar Smith is heating up between Republican Chip Roy and his Democratic rival Joseph Kopser. They faced off in a debate on Wednesday at Pearl Studios, hosted by the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce.