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Beto O'Rourke - Sen. Ted Cruz
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October 22, 2018 - 8:13 am
With Mike Pence and Donald Trump Jr. already visiting the state and the president himself coming Monday, Ted Cruz is convening a veritable parade of Republican powerbrokers in the final weeks of the Texas Senate campaign to ensure Democrat Beto O'Rourke doesn't upset him.
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Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke
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October 19, 2018 - 6:23 am
Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke told a national television audience Thursday night that he'd vote to impeach President Donald Trump and believes Texas can lead the way to a national embracing of relaxed immigration policies and gun control — unapologetically liberal positions that may be...
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Cruz, O'Rourke
October 16, 2018 - 8:01 am
Tuesday night is the last televised debate in Texas between O'Rourke and Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, and from national polls to divided households in conservative suburbs, the indications are of a close race with just three weeks until Election Day.
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 U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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October 14, 2018 - 1:43 pm
Congress is heading toward a postelection showdown over President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, as GOP leaders signal they're willing to engage in hardball tactics that could spark a partial government shutdown and the president revs up midterm crowds for the wall, a centerpiece...
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