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Texas special election results leave some Democrats worried about 2022 midterms

CBS, 12 May 2021
Two Republicans will face each other in a runoff election following a special election for Texas' 6th congressional district. Democrats were optimistic heading into this election, but no candidate from the party qualified for the runoff race. Los Angeles Times columnist Mark Barabak joined CBSN to discuss what went wrong for Democrats in this race and what they can do differently heading into the midterm elections.

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