Tag Archives: Beto O’Rourke

TEXAS: Cruz Challenger Closes Gap In New Poll

The Hill reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) holds a narrow lead over Democratic challenger Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), a poll released Wednesday showed. A Quinnipiac University Poll, conducted April 12-17, deemed the race too close to call. Cruz leads O’Rourke, by 3 percentage points — 47-44 — which falls within the poll’s margin of error of 3.6 percentage points. Support ...

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TEXAS: Cruz Challenger Reports Huge Donations

The Texas Tribune reports: U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, raised over $6.7 million for his U.S. Senate bid in the first quarter of 2018, according to his campaign, a staggering number that poses a new category of threat to Republican incumbent Ted Cruz. The haul is easily O’Rourke’s biggest fundraising quarter yet, more than double his next-closest total for ...

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Lyin’ Ted Mocks Name Of Dem Challenger [AUDIO]

CNN reports: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s first shot at his expected Democratic challenger, Rep. Beto O’Rourke? Mocking his name. As Tuesday’s primaries were closing, Cruz’s campaign released a 60-second radio ad that was a country music jingle prodding O’Rourke for going by “Beto” rather than “Robert.” “Liberal Robert wanted to fit in, so he changed his name to Beto and ...

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