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  • If Beto O’Rourke runs for Senate in 2020, he could win

    Sen. Ted Cruz’s narrow win over Beto O’Rourke on Tuesday night ended the El Paso Democrat’s fairy-tale run. But Democrats’ disappointment in failing to “turn Texas blue” obscures another discernible election result: the beginning of the end for one-party rule in Texas. While a truly competitive party system did not manifest Tuesday, there are signs that double-digit margins for Texas Republicans are numbered. If Democrats want to finish what O’Rourke started, they need to follow …

    Raw Story
  • Beto O’Rourke helped turn Texas courts blue

    Democratic candidate Beto O'Rourke lost his bid for Senate, but his campaign efforts led to unprecedented voter turnout that will profoundly influence the state.

    Quartz
  • Beto O’Rourke says he's open to a 2020 run now that he's not a Senate candidate

    Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas, said that he and his wife haven’t decided yet whether he will run for president in 2020, a reversal from when he claimed earlier this month, amid a Senate campaign, that he would “not be a candidate for president in 2020.”

    Washington Examiner
  • Ted Cruz Clams Up About Claim That Beto O’Rourke Funded Migrant Caravan

    “There’s no point in revisiting the campaign itself,” the Texas senator told HuffPost.

    HuffPost
  • How the race between Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke became the closest in Texas in 40 years

    “Who?” That was the reaction back in late 2016 from former Houston Mayor Annise Parker when she first heard that a sophomore Democratic congressman from El Paso named Beto O’Rourke was mulling a challenge to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. Parker, like most other Texans, had absolutely no clue who O’Rourke was, or why she should take seriously his potential entry into a race that many Democrats viewed as a suicide mission. Almost exactly two …

    Raw Story
  • Beto O’Rourke fell short — but Republicans fear Texas will go blue in 2020

    Beto was no fluke: Democrats ousted two GOP congressmen and picked up 14 seats in the Texas legislature... The post Beto O’Rourke fell short — but Republicans fear Texas will go blue in 2020 appeared first on Raw Story.

    Raw Story
  • Jim Carrey “Would Love” To See Kamala Harris & Beto O’Rourke Win The Presidential Race

    Jim Carrey is using his artistry and political platform on Twitter to not only alert people to “the demon that’s controlling us” he said at Vulture Festival in Los Angeles on Sunday, but also he wants people to know he “would love” to see Beto O’Rourke and Kamala Harris in the presidential race, although he has no issues with Hilary Clinton. “I don't think she would be a bad president,” said the star Showtime’ Kidding. “I believe she knows what she's doing, but the fact…

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