Tag Archives: Beto O’Rouke

TEXAS: Cruz Lead Shrinks To +5 With One Week To Go

Quinnipiac Polling reports:  Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz clings to a narrow 51 – 46 percent likely voter lead over U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic challenger in the Texas Senate race, according to a Quinnipiac University Poll released today. This compares to a 54 – 45 percent Cruz likely voter lead in an October 11 survey. Today, O’Rourke …

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TEXAS: Beto O’Rourke Down Six Points In Latest Poll

The Texas Tribune reports: Republican Ted Cruz leads Democrat Beto O’Rourke 51 percent to 45 percent in the Texas race for the U.S. Senate, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. Libertarian Neal Dikeman was the choice of 2 percent of likely voters and another 2 percent said they would vote for someone else. Democratic and Republican voters, …

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Wingnuts Try To Fake Beto Endorsement By Rouhani

The Daily Beast reports: A neoconservative foreign policy group appeared to try and get audio recorded claiming erroneously that Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D-TX) Senate campaign was endorsed by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. “Hello, I am Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran,” the script read. “Today, it is my pleasure to endorse Beto O’Rourke for U.S. Senate. As …

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TEXAS: Ted Cruz Dodges On 2020 White House Bid

The Texas Tribune reports: Asked in an interview with the Tribune whether he might run for president in 2020, Cruz said “I am focused on the United States Senate.” “Can you commit to serving out your term?” the Tribune‘s Alana Rocha asked. In response, Cruz began: “You know, as we stand here today, the Texas Board of Education is getting …

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Ted Cruz Ad Derides Beto For Using F-Bombs [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R) has opened a new attack on Rep. Beto O’Rouke, ripping the Democratic congressman for his use of the f-word. In a new 27-second advertisement, Cruz argues that parents should leave their children at home when O’Rouke is around. It shows O’Rourke using the f-word on five different occasions. “How f—ed up is that?” …

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Texas Billboard To Display Anti-Cruz Trump Tweet

The Associated Press reports: Activists in Texas have raised thousands of dollars to place an anti-Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) billboard in the state. A GoFundMe page organized by USA Latinx, a political group focused on supporting Latinx candidates, topped its $6,000 fundraising goal, raising nearly $10,000 in less than 24 hours. On Friday, the president tweeted that he would be …

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Trump Announces “Major Rally” For Ted Cruz To Be Held In The “Biggest Stadium In Texas That We Can Find”

The Texas Tribune reports: In a tweet Friday, President Donald Trump announced that he’d be coming to Texas in October to participate in “a major rally” for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican incumbent facing a tougher-than-usual challenge this year against Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso. Cruz previously said he hoped the president would make a trip …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Rep. Beto O’Rouke Defends NFL Players

The Hill reports: A video showing Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke defending NFL players who kneel during the national anthem went viral Tuesday night. In the video, Rep. O’Rourke is shown saying he “can think of nothing more American” than the protests, which he said was meant to bring attention to African-Americans who are “being killed at a frightening …

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Texas Democrat To Challenge Ted Cruz In 2018

The Texas Democrat who won national headlines for live-streaming the House gun control sit-in says he’ll challenge Ted Cruz for his Senate seat next year. From the Texas Tribune: U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke said Thursday he is all but certain to make a run for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s seat in 2018. “I’ve had the chance to talk to a …

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