Sutherland Springs Pastor running for Senate

A Texas pastor whose teenage daughter was among more than two dozen people killed during a mass shooting at his church in 2017 says he’s running for the state Legislature.

Frank Pomeroy announced Sunday that he’ll run as a Republican for state senator in 2020. He told The Associated Press that he wants to help bring civility and intelligent discourse to politics.

The Senate seat is currently held by a Democrat.

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