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LIVE VIDEO: Beto O’Rourke Debates Greg Abbott

The Texas Tribune reports: Hours ahead of the only planned gubernatorial debate of the election cycle, the families of Uvalde school shooting victims threw their support behind Democrat Beto O’Rourke, saying in a news conference that incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, had not taken meaningful enough action on gun control measures following the deaths of 19 schoolchildren and two …

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O’Rourke Pauses Campaign Due To Bacterial Infection

The Texas Tribune reports: Beto O’Rourke said Sunday that he will be off the campaign trail for an unspecified period after being diagnosed with a bacterial infection. The Democratic nominee for governor checked into Methodist Hospital in San Antonio on Friday, and he was given IV antibiotics. O’Rourke is now recuperating at home in El Paso. O’Rourke’s campaign declined to …

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Cultists Attempt To Disrupt O’Rourke Rally With Sirens

Texas Public Radio reports: Fredericksburg is the county seat of Gillespie County, which supported Trump in 2020 with nearly 80% of its 12,000 ballots cast during the election. Beto O’Rourke’s visit came soon after the entire three person staff of the county’s Elections Department resigned over threats made against the former elections administrator since the 2020 election. Supporters of Gov. …

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Beto O’Rouke Calls Out Uvalde Heckler At TX Town Hall: “It May Be Funny To You, Motherfucker, But Not To Me”

The Huffington Post reports: Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic candidate for governor in Texas, didn’t hold back when a heckler laughed as he described the gun used to murder 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde earlier this year. “It may be funny to you, motherfucker, but it’s not funny to me, OK?” O’Rourke fired …

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POLL: Abbott’s Lead Over Beto O’Rourke Shrinks To +5

The Dallas Morning News reports: Republican Gov. Greg Abbott leads Democrat Beto O’Rourke by 5 percentage points in the Texas governor’s race, according to a new poll released Wednesday. Among likely voters, Abbott edges the former El Paso congressman, 49% to 44%. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Attorney General Ken Paxton each holds a 5-point lead in his November …

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Beto O’Rourke Blasts Texas Gov Over Power Warning

The Hill reports: Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke knocked Gov. Greg Abbott (R) after the state’s grid operator appealed to Texans to “voluntarily conserve electricity” during a statewide heat wave on Monday. ERCOT cited “record high electric demand” during the heat wave and low wind to power turbines as “driving the need for this important action by customers.” ERCOT urged …

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TX Oil Tycoon Sues O’Rourke Over Power Grid Criticism

The Texas Tribune reports: Kelcy Warren, the Dallas pipeline tycoon and top donor to Gov. Greg Abbott, is suing Abbott’s Democratic challenger, Beto O’Rourke, over his criticism of the windfall profits that Warren’s company made after the 2021 winter storm — and his $1 million donation to Abbott afterward. During a news conference in Dallas, O’Rourke said Warren is alleging …

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Beto O’Rourke Promises To Legalize Weed In Texas

Austin’s NBC News affiliate reports: After clinching the Democratic nomination for Texas governor, Beto O’Rourke took the stage and made a promise that could possibly define his fall campaign. “And don’t you think it’s time we legalize marijuana in the state of Texas? I do too. We can get that done”, O’Rouke said. A heavy promise, but one that he …

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O’Rourke And Abbott Win TX Gubernatorial Primaries

USA Today reports: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott won the Republican party nomination in his bid for a third term in office on Tuesday, fending off two challengers who sought to push him further to the right on key issues in the race. Abbott will face Beto O’Rourke in the November general election, after the El Paso Democrat cruised to victory …

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Fox News Host: “I Wouldn’t Bang” Beto O’Rourke

Mediaite reports: Fox News host Dagen McDowell “wouldn’t bang” Beto O’Rourke, the Democrat running for, governor of Texas. She can, however, explain the popularity of another slenderman with mysterious appeal: Pete Davidson. Greg Gutfeld asked McDowell for her “feeling” about the former El Paso mayor. “I wouldn’t bang him,” McDowell replied. “What about Davidson?” Dr. Marc Siegel asked. “I can …

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Beto O’Rourke Announces Run For Governor Of Texas

The Texas Tribune reports: Beto O’Rourke is running for governor, challenging Republican Greg Abbott in a clash of two of Texas’ biggest politicians. “I’m running to serve the people of Texas, and I want to make sure that we have a governor that serves everyone, helps to bring this state together to do the really big things before us and …

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Axios: Beto O’Rourke To Announce Bid For TX Governor

Axios reports: Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke is preparing to run for governor of Texas in 2022, with an announcement expected later this year, Texas political operatives tell Axios. O’Rourke’s entry would give Democrats a high-profile candidate with a national fundraising network to challenge Republican Gov. Greg Abbott — and give O’Rourke, a former three-term congressman from El Paso and 2020 …

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Ex-Rep. Beto O’Rouke Floats 2022 Bid For Texas Gov

The Hill reports: Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) said this week he is considering a 2022 gubernatorial run, setting up a potential challenge against incumbent Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R). “It’s something I’m going to think about,” O’Rourke told Buzz Adams on Texas radio station KLAQ on Monday. O’Rourke went on to hit Abbott’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, accusing …

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GOP Rep To Biden And Beto: Come Take My AR-15

CNBC reports: Rep. Ken Buck, a Colorado Republican, wielded an AR-15 rifle in his office and dared former Vice President Joe Biden and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke to “come and take it” in a jaw-dropping video posted online Friday. “I have a message for Joe Biden and Beto O’Rourke, if you want to take everyone’s AR-15s in America, why don’t …

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Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke To Endorse Joe Biden

The New York Times reports: Former Representative Beto O’Rourke of Texas, who became a progressive star in his spirited race against Senator Ted Cruz before mounting a less-successful presidential campaign, will endorse Joseph R. Biden Jr. and appear with him in Dallas Monday night, according to two Democratic officials familiar with his plans. Mr. O’Rourke, who dropped out of the …

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Beto O’Rourke’s 2020 Plan: Flip The Texas House

The Texas Tribune reports: Beto O’Rourke said Tuesday his biggest political focus next year in Texas will be flipping the state House, offering the most detail yet on his 2020 plans since ending his presidential campaign last month. “Everything flows up from that,” said O’Rourke, the former El Paso congressman and 2018 U.S. Senate nominee. “So not only could Democrats …

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Glorious Leader Ridicules Beto For Dropping Out

Mediaite reports: President Trump used Beto O’Rourke’s words from the beginning of his 2020 campaign to mock the end of his presidential bid. In a celebratory tweet, Trump pointed to O’Rourke’s Vanity Fair campaign launch and scoffed at his campaign-ending announcement. When O’Rourke announced earlier this year he was running, he claimed he felt he was destined to be president, …

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BREAKING: Beto Drops Out Of Presidential Race

The New York Times reports: Former Representative Beto O’Rourke of Texas is dropping out of the presidential race, ending a campaign in which he struggled for months to recapture the energy of his insurgent 2018 Senate candidacy on a national stage full of other big personalities and liberal champions. Mr. O’Rourke made the decision to quit the race in the …

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Porno Pete Blames “Radical Lying Homosexual Activist” JMG For Beto O’Rourke’s Stance On Ex-Gay “Torture”

During last week’s CNN town hall on LGBTQ issues, Beto O’Rourke spoke out against so-called conversion therapy. “As president, we will seek to outlaw it everywhere in this country. In my opinion, this is tantamount to torture. Torture that we’re visiting on children who are absolutely defenseless. We’re going to make sure that whatever the penalty is, it is steep …

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Beto: I’m Not Dropping Out And Trump Must Resign

The Texas Tribune reports: White House hopeful Beto O’Rourke on Saturday called on President Trump to resign amid mounting scrutiny over his dealings with Ukraine. The former Texas congressman argued at the 2019 Texas Tribune Festival that “the best possible path” for the country would be for “this president to resign, allow this country to heal, and ensure that we …

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