Will Dallas' Royce West Challenge MJ Hegar for the Chance to Unseat Senate Incumbent John Cornyn?

After months of wondering whether Beto O'Rourke or Joaquin Castro would challenge him for Senate, incumbent Republican John Cornyn is preparing for former congressional candidate MJ Hegar to be his Democratic Party foe.Hegar, who announced her 2020 Senate campaign in April, is the most formidable Democratic candidate officially in the race, and Cornyn is raising money and developing a strategy to defeat her in the general election.But will Hegar, a former Air Force helicopter pilot, have a clear path to the Democratic Party nomination for Senate?Maybe not.For several months, there's been speculation that Democrats, against the wishes of some party leaders and donors, will have a competitive contest for the party's Senate nomination.  Continue reading...

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