Beto O'Rourke's file

O'Rourke

Democrat from Texas

Beto O'Rourke initially won election to the U.S. House from El Paso in 2012. In March 2018, he won the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Ted Cruz.

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Beto O'Rourke's website

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What Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke got right and wrong in Senate debate

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UPDATED: Ted Cruz ad hearkens to Beto O'Rourke's 2009 call for debate on legalizing narcotics

A new Ted Cruz ad says Beto O’Rourke called for considering legalization of all narcotics.

UPDATED: How Beto O'Rourke is a yes and no on impeaching Donald Trump now

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A fact-check guide to Texas' Tuesday primaries

Here's what PolitiFact Texas learned while researching fact-checks in the weeks preceding the March 2018 Texas party primaries.