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How the FBI’s Clinton decision might swing DFW Texas House races

Star Telegram

Originally Posted: November 7, 2016

FBI Director James Comey’s Sunday surprise also sent Texas campaigns back to work.

State and local Republicans, breathing easy after an FBI investigation trimmed Democrat Hillary Clinton’s lead, now must work anew to turn out downballot voters in case the presidential election seems decided by Tuesday.

One or two Texas House seats in Dallas County currently held by Republicans might swing to Democratic challengers if Clinton regains any of the momentum she had before Oct. 28. That’s when Comey abruptly announced a review of new evidence in a lingering investigation into whether Clinton or her staff mishandled classified information. READ MORE