Tag Archives: Beto O’Rourke

TEXAS: Ted Cruz Narrowly Defeats Beto O’Rourke

CNBC reports: Republican Ted Cruz of Texas is projected to win re-election to a second term in the U.S. Senate, emerging victorious from the toughest political fight of his career, according to NBC News. Cruz overcame significant deficits in fundraising and enthusiasm to defeat Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke in one of the most closely watched races in the country. Texas …

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Triumph The Insult Comic Dog Meets Beto And Cruz

The Daily Beast reports: As Stephen Colbert explained Monday night, with Conan O’Brien off this week, he was “kind enough to lend” his field correspondent to The Daily Show. Not only did Triumph, as played by Colbert’s old colleague Robert Smigel from The Dana Carvey Show, come face-to-face with Cruz, he also met up with his wildly popular Democratic opponent …

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Trump’s Voice Stars In New Anti-Cruz Ad [VIDEO]

This just out anti-Cruz ad is nothing but Trump audio: “I must tell you something about Ted Cruz. I have never, never met someone who lies more than Ted Cruz. One of the great liars of all time. That’s why we call him ‘Lyin’ Ted.’ Lyin’ Ted! He holds the Bible high, and then he lies. Ted Cruz, he’s taken …

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Ted Cruz Accuses Beto Of Funding Migrant Caravan After Campaign Legally Donates $300 To Local Shelter

The Dallas News reports: Sen. Ted Cruz accused Rep. Beto O’Rourke on Friday of allowing aides to use campaign donations to help Central American migrants moving north through Mexico in a so-called caravan. Cruz based his allegation on undercover video from Project Veritas, a right-wing group with a checkered history of infiltrating liberal organizations and campaigns and using selective–and dubious …

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Ted Cruz Rages After John Brennan Endorses Beto

Politico reports: Sen. Ted Cruz slammed John Brennan after the former CIA director endorsed Democrat Rep. Beto O’Rourke in Texas’ highly watched Senate race. “John Brennan — who publicly admitted voting for the Communist Party candidate for President in 1976 — has now endorsed Beto. Brennan led the CIA while we undermined and weakened Israel, strengthened North Korea, ignored ISIS, …

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TEXAS: New Poll Shows Cruz’s Lead Shrinking Further

The Texas Tribune reports: Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz leads challenger U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, by 3.6 percentage points among likely voters in a new University of Texas at Tyler poll released Wednesday. According to the poll, which is the first one released by the university, 47 percent of the 905 likely voters surveyed online and on the …

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TEXAS: Cruz Lead Shrinks To Five Points In New Poll

Just in via press release: Today, Ipsos released new election data in partnership with Reuters and the University of Virginia Center for Politics, showing that Republican Ted Cruz (49%) holds a slight lead over Democrat Beto O’Rourke (44%) in the Texas Senate race among likely voters. In the generic ballot question, Republicans also lead Democrats by 6 points (49% to …

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Ted Cruz: Beto Can Share A Cell With Hillary Clinton

Newsweek reports: During a rally in Georgetown, Texas, on Tuesday, for Republican Senator Ted Cruz, a supporter shouted “Lock him up” in reference to Cruz’s opponent, Beto O’Rourke. Cruz replied that O’Rourke could share a cell with former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. “Well, you know, there’s a double-occupancy cell with Hillary Clinton,” Cruz said. “Ya’ll are gonna get me in …

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Ted Cruz’s Hometown Paper Endorses Beto O’Rourke

From the editorial board of the Houston Chronicle: With eyes clear but certainly not starry, we enthusiastically endorse Beto O’Rourke for U.S. Senate. The West Texas congressman’s command of issues that matter to this state, his unaffected eloquence and his eagerness to reach out to all Texans make him one of the most impressive candidates this editorial board has encountered …

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Trump: Beto Wants To Turn Texas Into Venezuela

Glorious Leader is parroting last week’s line from the same man who once called him a “compulsive liar” and a “sniveling coward.” Today’s attack was surely spawned by what Beto said last night. NBC News reports: Beto O’Rourke, an El Paso congressman giving up his seat to challenge Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, had previously suggested that he’d support impeaching the …

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LIVE VIDEO: Beto O’Rourke Town Hall With CNN

Heavy.com reports: Beto O’Rourke will be on CNN for a nationally televised town tonight, appearing without opponent Ted Cruz. Just two days earlier, Beto and Cruz faced off in a local debate. CNN originally intended the town hall to involve both candidates, but now Beto will be on CNN by himself. CNN had originally offered the town hall to both …

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Beto Goes After Lyin’ Ted In New Attack Ads [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Beto O’Rourke is on the attack against Ted Cruz. The Democrat aired his first handful of TV ads directly criticizing the Republican senator Wednesday, following a debate performance Tuesday night in which he repeatedly attacked Cruz, even invoking President Donald Trump’s 2016-vintage “Lyin’ Ted” nickname and accusing Cruz of being dishonest with voters. O’Rourke’s new ads are all …

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Glorious Leader Attacks “Flake” Beto O’Rourke

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday attacked Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), calling him a “flake” and saying he “is not in the same league” as his opponent in the Texas Senate race, incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R). Trump, who often attacked Cruz while campaigning against him in the Republican presidential primaries in 2016, added in a second tweet that …

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LIVE VIDEO: Beto O’Rourke Debates Ted Cruz

The New York Times reports: Three weeks after their last debate, Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Beto O’Rourke will face off again Tuesday night for the second and perhaps final time, as Mr. Cruz seeks to widen his lead in the polls and Mr. O’Rourke tries to restore dimming Democratic hopes that he can unseat Mr. Cruz and pull off …

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New Ad Rips Ted Cruz For Liking White Castle After He Calls Beto A “Triple Meat Whataburger Liberal” [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: Director Richard Linklater’s burger attack on Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is one juicy diss. In another political ad from the “Fire Ted Cruz” PAC, an older man has a beef with the incumbent calling Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke a “Triple Meat Whataburger liberal who is out of touch with Texas values.” Whataburger, a chain founded in …

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Ted Cruz Reverses On CNN Debate With Beto O’Rourke

The Associated Press reports: Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says he’s willing to participate in a nationally televised debate with Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke — potentially raising the stakes on a Texas race already among the country’s most-watched. Cruz made the announcement while campaigning Friday in Houston. It came hours after O’Rourke announced raising a record $38.1 million over the last …

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Homocon Drudge Hails “Sex Appeal” Beto O’Rourke

Mediaite reports: This afternoon Matt Drudge, who rarely tweets these days, highlighted the millions of dollars O’Rourke has raised and said, “A Star Is Born! If Texas senate campaign fails, run for White House!” But he didn’t stop there. After showing a photo of a crowd of cheering O’Rourke supporters at a recent rally, Drudge even asked, “Is Beto the …

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Beto O’Rourke Breaks Senate Fundraising Record

The Texas Tribune reports: U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, raised $38.1 million for his U.S. Senate campaign in the third quarter, a new record for the largest fundraising quarter ever in a U.S. Senate race, according to his campaign. The haul more than tripled Republican incumbent Ted Cruz’s fundraising for the past three months, which Cruz has said was …

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Ted Cruz Backs Out Of CNN Town Hall With Beto

Salon reports: Sen. Ted Cruz has decided to not participate in a CNN town hall event with his Democratic rival, Rep. Beto O’Rourke. So instead, O’Rourke will get a full hour on the cable news network alone. The town hall event will be held in the Texas town of McAllen and had initially been accepted by both candidates. As CNN …

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TEXAS: Ted Cruz Trolled With 2016 Trump Tweet

Houston’s KHOU reports: A billboard truck with an old tweet from President Trump on it was spotted at Hermann Park Monday morning. The truck shows a tweet from then-candidate Donald Trump criticizing then-opponent Senator Ted Cruz during the 2016 presidential race. The truck is an advertisement purchased with funds raised by Antonio Arellano, a Houston-based activist and Latino community organizer …

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