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New Q Poll Has Cruz Up 9 Points Over Beto in Texas Senate Race

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 1:17pm 9/18/2018 at 1:17pm
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A new Quinnipiac poll shows Senator Cruz up by nine points in the battle for the Texas Senate seat.

Unlike previous polls which surveyed registered voters, the latest Q poll surveyed 807 likely voters.

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Are the Cruz vs. O’Rourke Debates Ever Going to Happen?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 14, 2018 at 5:00pm 9/14/2018 at 5:00pm
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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.

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Fun, new Texas law allows the open carry of swords and long knives

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 4:30pm 9/9/2018 at 4:30pm
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My son has been actively involved in fencing since he was 7, and he is a junior coach for Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) camps during the summer. While his current arsenal of weapons consists of epees, we are in the process of ordering him a long sword to use in...

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Report: Beto O’Rourke Attempted to Flee the Scene of 1998 Drunk Driving Incident

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 31, 2018 at 1:00pm 8/31/2018 at 1:00pm
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Beto Backs Out of First Scheduled Debate With Ted Cruz

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 7:00pm 8/29/2018 at 7:00pm
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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).

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Should Ted Cuz be Worried About New Polling Showing the Race a Dead Heat?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 9:08pm 8/28/2018 at 9:08pm
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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...

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Beto’s Thoughts on Anthem Kneeling Earns Endorsements of Cheaters and Californians

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 4:00pm 8/26/2018 at 4:00pm
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Rep. Beto O’Rourke was asked about his thoughts on kneeling during the national anthem. For some reason, his mediocre response went viral.

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Six States Win $839 Million Judgment in Obamacare Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 2:00pm 8/26/2018 at 2:00pm

Despite the fact Obamacare hasn’t been “repealed and replaced” as promised by GOP members of the Congress, six states have just won a multi-state lawsuit against the tax policies implemented by Obamacare.

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Sad Little Protest Held Outside of Houston Restaurant Where Jeff Sessions Ate Last Week

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 13, 2018 at 9:56pm 8/13/2018 at 9:56pm

GAWD.

To use millennial speak — I seriously can’t even with this.

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Houston Restaurant Forced to Shut Down Social Media Accounts After Posting Picture With AG Session

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 13, 2018 at 7:00am 8/13/2018 at 7:00am
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One of Houston’s most loved Tex-Mex restaurants, El Tiempo, (they have great margaritas, btw) was harassed into shutting down all of their social media accounts Saturday afternoon after sharing a picture of the restaurant’s owner, Roland Laurenzo and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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Ted Cruz TV Ads Charge Beto With Extremism and Revisit Cruz’s Role in Harvey Recovery

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 6, 2018 at 7:00pm 8/6/2018 at 7:00pm
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With a little more than 3 months to go, Ted Cruz’s campaign is finally running TV ads in the Lone Star State.

The only ad his campaign published on their YouTube channel is an ad reminding East Texas voters of Cruz’s role in post-Harvey recovery.

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Restaurant Says Texas Waiter Faked Racist Note on Receipt

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 1:00pm 7/24/2018 at 1:00pm
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Saltgrass Steakhouse in Odessa, Texas, banned a customer who supposedly left a racist note on a receipt for server Khalil Cavil. The customer circled Cavil’s name and allegedly wrote, “We don’t tip terrorist.”

The story took off on social media, but now the restaurant says Cavil FAKED the racist note.

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Progress Texas is Specifically Targeting Californians Asking for Donations to Defeat Ted Cruz

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 20, 2018 at 7:00am 7/20/2018 at 7:00am

Progress Texas bills itself as a “Rapid response media and digital strategy promoting progressive ideals in Texas. We stand up for the left and fight the right.”

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Beto O’Rourke’s Cavalier Use of the F-bomb on the Campaign Trail

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 9:00pm 7/18/2018 at 9:00pm

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.

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Ted Cruz Targets Beto O’Rourke’s Stance on Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 6:00pm 7/17/2018 at 6:00pm

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.

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Beto O’Rourke Flew to L.A. (AGAIN) to Fundraise for His Texas Senate Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 7:00pm 7/11/2018 at 7:00pm
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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...

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Is This a Joke? Beto O’Rourke’s Campaign Keeps Texting Republican Activists Asking for Support

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 7:00pm 7/10/2018 at 7:00pm

This is a lesson in buying bad data, one that’s at least mildly humorous.

Sen. Cruz’s Democrat challenger, Rep. Beto O’Rourke, keeps texting right-leaning individuals who are politically active asking for their help. Not Rep. O’Rourke personally, of course, but his campaign.

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