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Judith Zaffirini

State senator, D-Laredo


Judith Zaffirini, a Democrat from Laredo, has served in the Texas Senate since 1987. She was the first Hispanic woman elected to the chamber.

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Welcome to Laredo, Mr. Trump

If he’s willing to listen (and that’s a big if), the Republican presidential candidate’s visit to Texas today should provide him with a much-needed lesson on what life in border communities is actually like.