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Ted Cruz Tag

Ted Cruz is holding a massive campaign rally in Wichita Falls, a tiny town in north Texas, just inside Texas' Oklahoma border. The rally was scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM CT. Cruz and Don Jr. are expected to take the stage around 4:00 PM CT.

The Cook Political Report changed its ratings in three Senate races, including Texas. The map still tends to favor the GOP keeping its majority, but it's looking like incumbent Democrats Joe Tester from Montana and Joe Manchin from West Virginia will keep their seats. However, incumbent Republican Ted Cruz from Texas is in slight trouble as his race now has the label Toss-Up.

The Texas Senate race between Senator Cruz and Rep. Beto O'Rourke has gotten a little too close for comfort (if the polling data is anywhere near accurate, which we've explored over the last few months here on the blog). Cruz and O'Rourke had been in discussions for five debates.

Rep. Beto O'Rourke backed out of the first scheduled debate with Senator Cruz. Scheduled for Friday, August 31, the debate was to be the first of five (or six, O'Rourke wanted a final debate in his hometown, El Paso).

A new poll conducted by Emerson shows the Texas Senate race in a dead heat, which Cruz leading by one tiny little point. That said, the poll only had a sample size was small, as only 550 registered voters were surveyed, making it the second smallest sampling of the election season. The only poll with a smaller sample size (of 441 likely voters) showed Cruz up by only two points.

Rep. Beto O'Rourke is Sen. Ted Cruz's Democrat challenger in the upcoming midterm race. Despite being a Congressman, O'Rourke has poised himself as a D.C. outsider, much like Cruz did in 2012. Contra to Cruz's polished, poised self, O'Rourke is scrappy and irreverent.

Sen. Ted Cruz's Senate re-election campaign is running ads swatting at his Democrat opponent, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, for his stance on Israel. According to Facebook, Cruz's campaign began running the ads Tuesday.

Democrat Senate Candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke might be a hit among the Lone Star State's recent liberal transplants, but jumping a plane to L.A. for a Hollywood fundraising gig is not a good look. And yet... Monday, Variety reported that Rep. O'Rourke was in L.A. "at the home of actress Nancy Stephens and director-producer Rick Rosenthal for an evening reception."