Texas

Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke
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October 02, 2018 - 10:52 am
Democratic Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke is apologizing for writing in Columbia University’s student newspaper nearly 30 years ago that a Broadway musical featured actresses “whose only qualifications seem to be their phenomenally large breasts and tight buttocks.”
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Waco Surfing
(Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald, via AP)
October 01, 2018 - 5:22 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Testing results are expected this week after a man died from a rare "brain-eating amoeba" after visiting a landlocked surf resort in Central Texas, local health officials said Monday. Fabrizio Stabile, a 29-year-old from New Jersey, died on Sept. 21 after falling ill with...
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President Donald Trump delivers remarks on trade between the United States, Canada, and Mexico, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 01, 2018 - 2:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump hailed his revamped North American trade deal with Canada and Mexico on Monday and vowed to sign it by late November. But it's not the final step in the lengthy path to congressional approval on an issue that has served for two decades as a political...
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Lupe Valdez, Governor Greg Abbott
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September 30, 2018 - 10:13 am
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday defended more security on the U.S.-Mexico border while Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez sought to breathe life into her flailing campaign at their only debate of a race overshadowed by the state's unexpectedly intense U.S. Senate contest at the top of...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo, Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke takes part in in a debate for the Texas U.S. Senate with Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, in Dallas. Willie Nelson will hold a concert for Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. O’Rourke is a three-term congressman from El Paso trying to upset Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in November. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File)
September 29, 2018 - 11:25 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic Texas Senate candidate Beto O'Rouke rallied thousands with Willie Nelson on Saturday night, offering an openly liberal vision for the country's largest conservative state and vowing that his campaign that has shunned outside political support can topple Republican...
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