• Senate candidates Cruz, O'Rourke square off in fractious debate

    2 monthes ago - By Politicus USA

    By James Oliphant DALLAS - U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, trying furiously to beat back a high-profile challenge from Democratic rival Beto O'Rourke, repeatedly accused his opponent of being out of step with the Texas electorate as the two candidates faced off in a debate just six weeks before critical congressional elections. At Southern Methodist...
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  • 'That was collusion in action': Beto O'Rourke calls up Trump's Russia summit to rebuke Ted Cruz for cozying up to the president

    'That was collusion in action': Beto O'Rourke calls up Trump's Russia summit to rebuke Ted Cruz for cozying up to the president

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas took aim at his Republican rival, Sen. Ted Cruz, and his ties to President Donald Trump.
    During their first debate amid a closely watched midterm election in Texas, O'Rourke contrasted Cruz's recent conciliatory statements about Trump, with the harsh criticism he had for him when they were both candidates in the 2016 Republican primaries.
    O'Rourke rebuked Cruz for aligning himself so closely with Trump, even as the president cozied up with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    "If the president attacks you personally... how you respond is your business...
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  • Cruz, O'Rourke clash in raucous Texas Senate debate

    2 monthes ago - By Politico

    Sen. Ted Cruz hammered Rep. Beto O'Rourke as an ultra-liberal out of step with his state and O'Rourke trashed Cruz as a slick politician unfit for his office in the first debate of the Texas Senate race Friday night, a pivotal moment in an unexpectedly close race that has captured national attention. Cruz spent the debate seeking to squash the enthusiasm that has O'Rourke running close in the polls, online donors pouring money into his campaign and Republicans discussing a big-money rescue mission to save the seat for the GOP. Cruz tied O'Rourke to Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders...
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  • The Latest: O'Rourke says Cruz mischaracterizes his comments

    2 monthes ago - By National Post

    DALLAS - The Latest on the first debate between Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke :
    7:55 p.m.
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke says Sen. Ted Cruz “has a tendency to mischaracterize a position” after the pair repeatedly traded barbs during a frosty first debate.
    Speaking to reporters at Dallas' Southern Methodist University after Friday night's debate, O'Rourke says that when he defends NFL players' right to protest during the national anthem, Cruz likens it to endorsing burning of the U.S. flag.
    O'Rourke adds that when he calls for decriminalizing...
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  • The Latest: O'Rourke, Cruz clash over shootings in debate

    2 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    DALLAS - The Latest on the first debate between Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke :
    7 p.m.
    Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke clashed over police shootings and gun rights in the first debate of their competitive Texas Senate race.
    Cruz on Friday night was also asked whether Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser could say anything that might question his support. Cruz said "absolutely," but didn't elaborate while calling the allegations serious.
    O'Rourke, meanwhile, disputed reports that he tried to flee the scene of a...
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  • Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O'Rourke face off in 1st Texas senate debate

    2 monthes ago - By ABC

    The Republican incumbent and his Democratic challenger tackled questions on domestic policy at SMU in Dallas.
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  • Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O'Rourke debating domestic policy in Dallas

    2 monthes ago - By ABC

    The Republican incumbent and his Democratic challenger are debating domestic policy at SMU in Dallas.
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  • Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke set to face off in first debate of key Texas race

    2 monthes ago - By ABC News

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke face off tonight in a debate in Dallas, the first direct face-off in one of the cycle's marquee U.S. Senate races.
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  • Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O'Rourke to face off in Dallas debate

    2 monthes ago - By ABC

    Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O'Rourke will debate domestic policy Friday evening.
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