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Good Riddance to Democratic Rep. Silvestre Reyes

Reyes, despite help form Presidents Obama and Clinton, lost his primary yesterday in TX-16 to El Paso City Councilman Beto O’Rourke.

As a reminder, Reyes is the guy who Nancy Pelosi put in charge of the House Intelligence Committee in 2006 even though he didn’t know the difference between Sunni and Shia Muslims.

If Dems had any spine, they would have bounced Reyes form his committee post then, but of course, they didn’t.

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