Jessica Cisneros, an attorney, highlighted Cuellar’s opposition to abortion rights and the persistence of poverty in South Texas.
Jessica Cisneros has made Rep. Henry Cuellar’s opposition to abortion rights a focus of her campaign.
Cuellar, the only anti-abortion House Democrat, is under increasing attack from progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros for his South Texas seat.
“I hope Democratic Party leadership won’t stand in the way of delivering for South Texans,” the progressive attorney said.
Jessica Cisneros, a progressive challenging Rep. Henry Cuellar (D), argues that Laredo’s water infrastructure should have improved more during Cuellar’s tenure.
Neither incumbent Rep. Henry Cuellar nor progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros won the majority vote needed to claim the Democratic nomination.
Progressive Democrat Jessica Cisneros had a narrow lead over Rep. Henry Cuellar as election day came to a close.
The race between centrist Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar and progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros is about more than just a congressional seat.
The young progressive nearly beat Henry Cuellar in the Democratic primary in 2020 in Texas’ 28th district. This year, with critical reproductive rights on the line, Cisneros could take the seat.
Three consultants for the conservative Texas Democrat have left since late January.