Beto O'Rourke

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, the 2018 Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, makes his concession speech at his election night party in El Paso, Texas. Texas has long been a pipeline for Republican presidential candidates like nowhere in the nation. But it's two of the state's rising stars from the other party who look poised to take 2020 shots at the White House. Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro says he's likely to run, while O'Rourke has done an about-face and isn't ruling one out a bid either, after nearly upsetting Republican Ted Cruz in a Senate race that became highly-watched nationally. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
November 28, 2018 - 4:58 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Known in recent decades for producing Republican presidential candidates, Texas has two Democrats poised to run for president in 2020. Julian Castro, a secretary of Housing and Urban Development under former President Barack Obama, says he's likely to run, while Rep. Beto O'...
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Beto O'Rourke
AP/Eric Gay
November 27, 2018 - 6:24 am
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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Senator Ted Cruz
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November 07, 2018 - 7:09 am
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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Pete Sessions
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November 06, 2018 - 1:28 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — While all eyes in Texas are on the unexpectedly close U.S. Senate race, further down the ballot Tuesday are races that could determine control of Congress and end a Democratic drought for statewide offices. Here’s what you need to know: CONGRESSIONAL BATTLEGROUNDS Democrats...
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Beto and Cruz Debate
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November 06, 2018 - 6:28 am
In Texas, where nearly 4.9 million early voters has already surpassed turnout in the previous midterm elections , O'Rourke and Cruz delivered their anxious supporters similar warnings in a state unaccustomed to close calls: far bigger numbers were still needed.
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