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Texas Turns Battleground as Cowboy Boots Win Hispanics

Alex Steele begins his pitch on how to turn Texas into a Democratic state like any good politician, with the story of how he got to this place.

It begins in California’s Central Valley, where he grew up: his father working two jobs to support four boys, his mother disabled by illness. He saw the importance of health care in his mother’s treatments and his father’s hip replacements. Student loans and an athletic scholarship helped make him the first in his family to attend college.