Before they get to Cruz

We are already talking 2024 around here, the U.S. Senate race, that is. Yes, Senator Ted Cruz is up for reelection and Democrats are getting ready. It looks like State Senator Roland Gutierrez will go against U.S. congressman Colin Allred.  Gutierrez was very vocal after the Uvalde school shooting because it happened in his Senate district.  Alred, on the other hand, has been a quiet congressman who represents a very blue district.  

What will happen when they try to take the other one out? This is from Gromer Jeffers Jr. who covers state politics for the Dallas Morning News:   

As Allred, a former Tennessee Titans linebacker, launched his Senate campaign earlier this month, he told The Dallas Morning News that he understood he may have to fight for his party’s nomination.

“My focus is running a campaign to beat Ted Cruz and to get the people of Texas the kind of honest and pragmatic leadership they deserve,” he said. “Other candidates are welcome to get in the race, but we’re going to run hard and we’re going to run to beat Ted Cruz.”     

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