Mulling a third match with Hurd, Gallego says he's "energized about 2018"

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Less than a year after he lost his bid to reclaim his U.S. House seat, former U.S. Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Alpine, is seriously considering another run for Congress, citing shifting political winds in Texas' 23rd congressional district following the election of President Donald Trump. A 2018 campaign would be Gallego's third against U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, who unseated the one-term Gallego in 2014. Gallego then unsuccessfully challenged Hurd two years later, losing by 3,051 votes — an outcome Gallego believes would be much different if the election were held today. "It's certainly a dif...

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