Progressive Democrats Are Starting to Attack Beto O’Rourke

For many months new Democratic superstar Beto O’Rourke was attacked by Republicans in Texas as he ran for the Senate against Ted Cruz.

But now that he is considered a presidential contender, he is being attacked by members of the left wing of his own party. read more

GOP Expert: O’Rourke Has ‘Significant Advantage’ Over Other Democrats

Republican consultant Mattie Duppler says that Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) has a “significant advantage” over other possible Democratic 2020 candidates for president.

After losing his Texas Senate race to Ted Cruz it is not certain that O’Rourke will even be running for the Democratic nomination in 2020. read more

Massive Early Voting Turnout in Texas Is Good News for Beto O’Rourke

Following patterns seen around the country, there were historically large turnouts throughout the state on Monday as early voting opened in Texas.

More than 63,000 in-person votes were cast in Harris County, The Houston Chronicle reported, compared to 20,215 in 2014. read more

Beto O’Rourke Won’t Share His Money With Other Democrats

Last Friday we reported that Texas Democratic Representative Beto O’Rourke raised over $38 million in the most recent quarter in his campaign to unseat Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz. These eye-popping fundraising numbers got the attention of the political world, including Democratic operatives and candidates in other states. read more

Beto O’Rourke Leads Cruz by 2 points in New Texas Senate Poll

A new poll of the U.S. Senate race in Texas shows Democratic Representative Beto O’Rourke holding a two-point lead over incumbent Republican Senator Ted Cruz. The polls results are a shocker in a deep-red state with just 48 days to go until the midterm elections. read more

Ted Cruz’s Former Spokesman Says Beto O’Rourke Might Win

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Another Republican has said in public that Senator Ted Cruz of Texas could possibly lose his reelection bid to Democrat Beto O’Rourke.

Rick Tyler, who was formerly the communications director for Cruz during his 2016 presidential campaign, was on MSNBC Sunday talking about his ex-boss’s chances of winning reelection in the Lone Star State. Reluctantly, Tyler admitted that there is a very real possibility that Cruz might lose this year. read more