Democrat MJ Hegar Launches Senate Campaign Against Longtime Texas Sen. John Cornyn

WASHINGTON — Air Force veteran MJ Hegar of Round Rock on Tuesday announced a bid for the U.S. Senate, becoming the first major Democrat to launch a campaign in Texas against longtime GOP Sen. John Cornyn.Hegar, who lost a congressional race last year, declared her decision via social media with a nearly 4-minute video detailing her back story."Washington still has a lot of listening to do, and I'm going to make sure they hear us," she said. "Texas deserves a senator who represents our values. Strength. Courage. Independence. Putting Texas first."  Continue reading...

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