Democrats on defense to keep US House seats on Texas border


              FILE - Cassy Garcia, Republican candidate for Congress in Texas' 28th Congressional District, smiles on stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Aug. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
            
              FILE - Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, talks to a member of the media during a campaign event in San Antonio, Texas, May 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
            FILE- Republican Monica De La Cruz-Hernandez, running in the next general election for the 15th House congressional district, talks in her office in Alamo, Texas, July 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File) FILE- Michelle Vallejo, the Democratic candidate in Texas' 15th Congressional District, speaks with members of the media in McAllen, Texas, Oct. 13, 2022. (Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP, file) FILE - Rep. Mayra Flores, R-Texas, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Aug. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File) FILE - Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-Texas, speaks about the recent changes to the U.S. Postal Service during a press conference in front of the U.S Post Office in McAllen, Texas, Aug. 19, 2020. (Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP, File)