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Anti-Labor Democrat Holds Off Challenge From ‘Texan AOC’
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Anti-Labor Democrat Holds Off Challenge From ‘Texan AOC’

AREDO, Tex.—Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Tex.), who last month denounced “union bosses” after voting against landmark labor-rights legislation, narrowly survived a challenge in the Mar. 3 primary from Jessica Cisneros, a 26-year-old immigration lawyer often compared to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of Queens. Cuellar, 64, won by about 2,800 votes, taking 52% of the ballots, according to…