[May 28, 2014]AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - U.S.
Representative Ralph Hall of Texas, the oldest serving member of
Congress at 91, lost in a Republican primary runoff election on Tuesday,
according to media projections.
Hall, 91, was a World War Two veteran who was first elected
to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1980. He lost to Tea
Party-backed challenger, John Ratcliffe, a former U.S. attorney
about half his age.
(Reporting by Jon Herskovitz; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)