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Dallas Democrat Colin Allred announces 2024 challenge to Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted on AllSides May 3rd, 2023
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Michael Brochstein/Sipa USA via REUTERS

U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, announced Wednesday he is challenging U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, for reelection.

The third-term congressman made the announcement in a three-minute video posted on social media. The video touted Allred’s life story and congressional record — and took multiple shots at Cruz, including over his role leading up to the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and his trip to Cancun during the 2021 winter freeze.

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