• December 3, 2020

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Beto O’Rourke Swings Harder at Ted Cruz in Second Debate

SAN ANTONIO — In the lead-up to the U.S. Senate debate here Tuesday night, Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke heard from supporters who wanted him to take a more aggressive stance toward Republican incumbent Ted Cruz. It appears O’Rourke listened. Over the hourlong event, the El Paso congressman took a series of harsher-than-usual swings at Cruz […]Read More

Letter to the Editor: Who is Tough as Texas?

Who is Tough as Texas? As someone who moved from NYC about eight years ago, I might not understand Texas tough but I do know NYC tough. Ted Cruz showed moxie when he went to the Bronx during the Presidential primaries. He stood strong as crowds booed while one lone supporter yelled: “We love you, […]Read More

Ted Cruz Leads Beto O’Rourke in New Poll by Nine

WASHINGTON — A new poll released Thursday morning showed Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has stabilized his lead over his Democrat challenger, U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso. Fifty-four percent of Texans backed Cruz, while 45 percent backed O’Rourke in the latest Quinnipiac University poll. As for each candidate’s images, 52 percent of Texans surveyed […]Read More

U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke Discusses DWI, Term Limits

U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, maintained Saturday night that he did not flee the scene of a 1998 drinking and driving incident, a contradiction of a police report filed at the time. “I did not flee,” he told Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith at the closing keynote of the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin. […]Read More

Ted Cruz Leads Beto O’Rourke 54 to 45, New Poll

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, leads his Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke by 9 percentage points among likely voters, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University. Released Tuesday, the survey found Cruz with 54 percent support and O’Rourke, an El Paso congressman, with 45 percent. Only 1 percent of those polled were undecided. “The Texas […]Read More

Win or Lose, Beto O’Rourke’s Campaign Against Ted Cruz Could

WASHINGTON — It’s the most backhanded of compliments. U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke‘s campaign for U.S. Senate has caught so much fire throughout the state that the new favorite betting game in Texas politics is “How close can he get to Ted Cruz in November?” The implication in the question’s phrasing is that O’Rourke’s loss remains a given. Despite […]Read More

Cruz Releases First TV Ads of Re-election Bid, Including 2

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has started airing the first TV ads of his re-election campaign, including one that highlights his work on the state’s recovery from Hurricane Harvey and two others that takes aim at his Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso. The Harvey-themed commercial is airing in Beaumont, while the O’Rourke attack ads […]Read More