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Barton faces new challenger days after scandal

WASHINGTON – Embattled Ennis Rep. Joe Barton, whose years-old private “sexts” 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 Republicans view the longtime congressman as vulnerable after intimate images he sent to a former girlfriend were made public. Read the full story and more in your Weekday edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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