Beto O'Rourke

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June 17, 2019 - 11:14 am
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Half of the registered voters in Texas would vote to reelect President Donald Trump, but half of them would not, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
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March 13, 2019 - 9:23 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke has told a Texas TV station that he's running for president in 2020. The former Texas congressman sent a text message to KTSM Wednesday afternoon confirming the news that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination. He wrote: "I'm really proud of...
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November 26, 2018 - 8:16 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke said Monday he isn't ruling out a potential 2020 presidential run, walking back earlier pronouncements that he wouldn't seek the White House regardless of the outcome of his Senate campaign in Texas.
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November 07, 2018 - 12:00 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Rep. Beto O'Rourke didn't go quietly to defeat. Thanking his campaign supporters for their spirited challenge to Sen. Ted Cruz, he said on live television Tuesday: "All of you, showing the country how you do this. I'm so f---ing proud of you guys." The Texas Democrat has been...
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November 06, 2018 - 9:45 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz fended off a spirited underdog challenge from Democrat Beto O'Rourke to win re-election on Tuesday in a Texas race that once seemed like a cakewalk but needed a late boost from President Donald Trump to help push the incumbent over the top.
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Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald, via AP
November 01, 2018 - 6:35 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A spokesman for Texas Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke says the Democratic congressman received threats earlier this year from the suspected pipe bomber in Florida. O'Rourke spokesman Chris Evans says Cesar Sayoc used Facebook to send threatening messages in April. Evans says O'...
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Tom Reel/San Antonio Express-News via AP, Pool
October 18, 2018 - 2:32 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke is getting to make his case for ousting Republican Sen. Ted Cruz during a nationally televised, solo town hall on CNN.
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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/Pool
October 16, 2018 - 11:00 pm
(KJCE) -- Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O'Rourke faced off Tuesday night in the Alamo City in the second and likely final debate in the race for U.S. Senate. Campaign 2018: Cruz-O'Rourke Senate Debate #2
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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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