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FIRST ON FOX: Monica De La Cruz says that her “American dream” began as a toddler rising up in Texas alongside the U.S.-Mexico border “within the Rio Grande Valley with easy beginnings.”
De La Cruz, the Republican nominee in Texas’ fifteenth Congressional District, is the primary GOP candidate showcased in a brand new initiative by the Nationwide Republican Congressional Committee.
The paid media effort by the Home GOP’s re-election, shared first with Fox Information on Monday, arm goals to spotlight prime occasion recruits who symbolize what the NRCC calls “the distinctive tales and variety of the Republican Celebration in communities throughout the nation.”
“We launched this challenge to assist gifted candidates like Monica inform their tales at dwelling and enhance their visibility nationwide,” NRCC Chairman Rep. Tom Emmer mentioned in an announcement. “Republicans have smashed each recruiting report we set final cycle and we’re excited for voters to see who Republican candidates are and what they symbolize.”
Cruz is making her second straight bid for Congress in a district that stretches from the outskirts of San Antonio south the McAllen alongside the southern border with Mexico.
“I labored my means by school, went off the beginning a profession and made my means again dwelling to begin my household and ultimately my very own enterprise. Lengthy days juggling the youngsters faculty schedules, to discovering and serving my purchasers, and even spending weekends cleansing my very own workplace. Round right here, we’re robust. We’re not afraid to place within the time and do the work to make a greater life for our households,” Cruz says in a video, that the NRCC says will run throughout social media platforms.
Texas 15 is one in all 5 districts alongside the southern border that the NRCC’s aiming to flip from blue to crimson in November’s elections because the occasion tries to win again the Home majority it misplaced within the 2018 midterms.
Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, the Democratic incumbent in Texas 15 is operating this November for the open seat race within the neighboring thirty fourth District. Gonzalez gained election to Congress in 2016 by almost 20 factors and cruised to re-election in 2018 by 21 factors. However he edged De La Cruz by simply three factors within the 2020 election.
If De La Cruz wins in November, she could be the primary Republican to symbolize the district in over a century.
The NRCC says their initiative will function one candidate per 30 days main as much as the November elections.