'Texodus': Quitting Texas Republicans 'could get out of hand' for GOP leaders
Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX)

Texas Republicans were still processing the retirements of Reps. Pete Olson and Mike Conaway, when a much bigger bombshell dropped: Rep. Will Hurd, the only black GOP House member and the only remaining Republican to represent a Mexican border district, announced he would not seek re-election.


All of this, wrote Cook Political Report House editor Dave Wasserman, puts the focus on other Texas Republicans who only won their races narrowly in 2018 — and raises the possibility of an electoral bloodbath for the GOP in the Lone Star State: