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Oldest congressman from Rockwall runs competitive race on ballot, track

Ft. Worth Star-Telegram. At 87, Rep. Ralph Hall, R-Rockwall, is the oldest member of the House and Senate — and proud of it.

It’s a title he earned after the death of Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., 92, in June.

Not that Hall got much deferential treatment this year.

He had to take down five challengers in the GOP primary in March and has a Democrat and a Libertarian running against him in November.

Read more: http://www.star-telegram.com/2010/10/16/2552216/the-oldest-congressman-a-rockwall.html#ixzz12iSHmhrg

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