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Thu Nov 25, 2021, 07:00 PM

Freshman state Rep. Jasmine Crockett is running for Dallas congressional seat, with Eddie Bernice

Freshman state Rep. Jasmine Crockett is running for Dallas congressional seat, with Eddie Bernice Johnsonís backing

by Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune


State Rep. Jasmine Crockett announced Wednesday she is running to succeed U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, a fellow Dallas Democrat who announced her retirement four days ago.

Crockett made the announcement during a news conference in Dallas, saying no other candidate is as "battle-tested" as she has been after this year's contentious legislative sessions.

"We are going to need a strong voice for District 30 in Washington," Crockett said. "It's not time to take a test and see if this person will work out. It's time to check people's record. My record is strong. My record has always been one of the people."

As Crockett announced her campaign, Johnson issued a statement endorsing Crockett.

Read more: https://www.texastribune.org/2021/11/24/jasmine-crockett-dallas-congress-eddie-bernice-johnson/

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Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:34 PM

1. That is great news.

I really like her.

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