Rep. Joe Barton Faces New Primary Challenger After Sexting Revelation

This story is developing.WASHINGTON -- Embattled Ennis Rep. Joe Barton, whose years-old private “sexts” were became public last week, now has a primary challenger.On Tuesday, Jake Ellzey, a retired Naval aviator and commissioner on the Texas Veterans Commission, became the first Republican to challenge Barton this cycle -- a sign that at least some GOP'ers view the longtime congressman as vulnerable after intimate images he sent to a former lover were made public.   Continue reading...

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