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Republicans in Hispanic House districts fear Trump blowback

Donald Trump pinatas, with dark suits, oversized pink lips and unruly yellow manes in paper mache, are top sellers across South Texas — a potential sign of trouble for one of its Republican congressmen and some colleagues representing predominantly Hispanic districts across the country.

First-term Rep. Will Hurd is seeking re-election from a constituency that's nearly 70 percent Hispanic while representing 820 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border, more than any other congressional district.

Trump made a whirlwind trip Wednesday to Mexico, heightening speculation that he might back off promises to build a wall along the 1,989-mile southern border and force Mexico to pay...

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