The nine-term U.S. congressman from Laredo first came to power after a bitterly contested recount that led some to call the election stolen.
Progressives Are Gaining in South Texas, but Henry Cuellar Appears to Have Narrowly Beaten Them Back
Jessica Cisneros’s challenge from the left animated some national Democrats against the nine-term congressman.
U.S. House candidate Jessica Cisneros predicts it will, but most national Democratic leaders are standing behind the incumbent, Henry Cuellar.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez came to Texas to back two candidates who share her platform.
Jessica Cisneros is the latest AOC-backed, Bernie-style candidate to fall short.
Voters in the Laredo-based border district will choose between the eight-term conservative Democrat and a young, progressive immigration attorney who is running an unabashedly left-wing campaign.