Texas News

Tom Reel/San Antonio Express-News via AP, Pool
October 17, 2018 - 8:56 am
Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke abandoned his optimistic tone and attacked Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz as "Lyin" Ted in their second debate before the election, borrowing a nickname first used by President Donald Trump.
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Tom Reel/San Antonio Express-News via AP, Pool
October 16, 2018 - 9:25 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke abandoned his usual message of unity and optimism and laid into Ted Cruz, hoping to reverse polls that show him fading against the Republican incumbent during the second debate of a Texas Senate race that's become one of the nation's most closely watched.
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AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall File
October 16, 2018 - 8:21 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Julian Castro said Tuesday that he will likely seek the presidency in 2020 after months of signals from former President Barack Obama's housing secretary that he's preparing for a White House run.
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Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times, Ronald W. Erdrich/Reporter-News via USA TODAY NETWORK
October 16, 2018 - 7:49 pm
(KJCE) -- Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke face off in their second debate in the race for U.S. Senate.
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Brian Kanof/The El Paso Times via AP
October 16, 2018 - 9:13 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Frank Randazzo, a retiree near Houston, volunteers for his local GOP office knocking on doors of undecided voters amid the most expensive U.S. Senate race in the country. He did a double take when a man with a Beto O'Rourke sign in his yard declared he was voting Republican.
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October 14, 2018 - 4:03 pm
By RYAN TARINELLI, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — An argument at a toddler's birthday party in South Texas escalated into a shooting that left four men dead and a fifth man wounded, authorities said Sunday. The shooting happened at a child's first birthday party Saturday afternoon in Taft, 12 miles...
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AP Photo/Eric Gay
October 12, 2018 - 9:08 am
By WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke said Friday that he raised more than $38.1 million for his Texas Senate campaign in the last three months, a record haul that more than triples rival Ted Cruz's total despite recent polls showing a widening lead for the...
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Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File
October 11, 2018 - 7:41 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Beto O'Rourke's improbable U.S. Senate campaign has challenged expectations of what was thought possible by a Democrat in Texas. But with just weeks before Election Day doubts remain over whether he can pull off another crucial feat: getting a surge of Latinos to the polls.
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Rex C Curry/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File
October 10, 2018 - 10:11 pm
By DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — All 15 Catholic dioceses in Texas will release early next year the names of clergy who have been "credibly accused" of sexual abuse of a minor, the Diocese of Dallas said in a statement Wednesday. Texas bishops decided last month to release the lists...
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Jamie "Adventureman" McDonald via AP
October 09, 2018 - 8:46 am
By RYAN TARINELLI and JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Emergency crews are set to resume searching Tuesday morning for four co-workers who disappeared when their recreational vehicle was swept away by raging floodwaters that prompted dramatic air and water rescues in a small West Texas...
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