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Texas runoff between Rep. Tony Gonzales and pro-gun YouTuber is key GOP test

SAN ANTONIO — As House Republicans struggle to advance their agenda with a narrow majority, a primary runoff in a sprawling district along the Texas-Mexico border has emerged as a key test of how GOP voters want the party to govern.

Sophomore Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-Tex.), who fashions himself as a conservative pragmatist who likes to get things done, is confronting an unconventional challenger in Brandon Herrera, a pro-gun YouTube celebrity whose irreverent style has proved to be both an asset and vulnerability ahead of the May 28 runoff.

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