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Friday, September 4 • 8:00am - 8:15am
The Blue Team

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Leading Democrats running for Congress on the issues of the moment, pandemic politics and what the next two years might look like.

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Abby Livingston

Washington Bureau Chief for The Texas Tribune
Livingston joined the Tribune in 2014 as the lead reporter in Washington, D.C., and won the 2017 National Press Club Award for Washington Regional Reporting for her work. She has covered political campaigns, House leadership and Congress for Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper... Read More →

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Gina Ortiz Jones

Democratic Candidate for Texas' 23rd Congressional District
Jones is a Democratic candidate in the 2020 race for Texas’ 23rd Congressional District, currently held by retiring U.S. Rep. Will Hurd. Jones also ran for the seat in 2018. Previously, she was an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force and served in Iraq. Jones also served as... Read More →
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Sri Kulkarni

Democratic Candidate for Texas' 22nd Congressional District
Kulkarni is a Democratic candidate for Texas’ 22nd Congressional District in the south-central portion of the Greater Houston metropolitan area. Previously, he was commissioned as a U.S. Foreign Service officer, serving overseas in places including Iraq, Israel, Russia, Taiwan and... Read More →
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Wendy Davis

Democratic Candidate for Texas' 21st Congressional District
Davis is running for election to the U.S. House to represent Texas' 21st Congressional District. Previously, she served in the Texas Senate for six years, representing parts of Fort Worth, and on the Fort Worth City Council. She founded Deeds Not Words, an online engagement initiative... Read More →
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Candace Valenzuela

Democratic Candidate for Texas' 24th Congressional District
Valenzuela is running for election to the U.S. House to represent Texas' 24th Congressional District. Previously, she was a member of the Carrollton-Farmers Branch school board as an at-large representative from 2017 to 2019.

Friday September 4, 2020 8:00am - 8:15am CDT