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This Longtime Dem Lawmaker Opposes Abortion Rights. Will Primary Voters Support Him?

The NPR Politics Podcast

Rep. Henry Cuellar is a conservative Democrat who has represented the 28th Congressional District in south Texas since 2005. Backed by Democratic congressional leaders, he’s fighting to keep his seat against a primary challenge from progressive Jessica Cisneros who says the congressman’s immigration and social policies are out of step with what Democratic voters believe.

This episode: White House correspondent Asma Khalid, demographics and culture correspondent Danielle Kurtzleben, and voting reporter Ashley Lopez.

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