Cruz, O'Rourke Talk Immigration, Guns, Trump In Heated 1st Texas Senate Debate

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CBSDFW—It was a heated first Texas Senate debate Friday between between Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O'Rourke in Dallas as they tackled numerous topics that included immigration, guns and President Donald Trump.

Top Moments: Cruz, O'Rourke Face Off in Texas Senate Debate. Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz had a chance to show off his often praised debating skills tonight in his first match-up against Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke, the El Paso congressman running a strong campaign against him. Cruz is trying to win a second term in the U.S. Senate in a race that the Cook Political Report on Friday rated a toss-up. New polls show the competition tightening with a Reuters-Ipsos poll on Wednesday giving O’Rourke a two-point lead in a typically reliable red state....