Two candidates for Tarrant County district clerk almost came to blows during a meeting with the Star-Telegram editorial board Monday morning.

It happened when challenger Frank Palomino brought incumbent Tom Wilder's wife into the conversation, saying Wilder wasn't even legally married.

"You were divorced in March 1972. You're not married," he said.

"You're a lying dog," Wilder snapped back. "You bring my wife into this? I've been married since college."

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