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The Profound Emptiness of Beto O’Rourke

After months spent teasing his supporters and the political media, Beto O’Rourke surprised absolutely no one Thursday when he officially announced his candidacy for president. “We are truly now more than ever the last great hope of Earth,” he said in a video posted on social media, channeling The Lord of the Rings. “At this […]

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Beto Will Have to Defy History to Win the White House

Beto O’Rourke is running, or so it increasingly seems. After coming closer to winning statewide office than any Texas Democrat in decades, the three-term congressman from El Paso acknowledged that he was considering a White House bid and met quietly with Barack Obama. Louis Susman, a major Democratic fundraiser who backed the former president’s nascent […]

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Beto O’Rourke Lost, but Betomania Is Stronger Than Ever

Beto O’Rourke during his concession speech. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Just as Daniel Castro got home from work Tuesday, the 24-year-old turned on the TV. “I was waiting for seven o’clock to hit,” he said. “I got really excited thinking we might have a chance, but I was trying to force myself to relax.” He […]

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Steve Kerr Endorsed Beto O’Rouke For President After His Loss To Ted Cruz

Getty Image The Democratic Party is projected to take the House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm elections. It’s a big win for the party, which has not controlled a branch of Congress since Republicans took control of the Senate in the 2014 midterms. It’s also the first time that Democrats will hold control of […]

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She Hath Spoken: Beyoncé Drops Last-Minute Endorsement for Beto O’Rourke

Beyonce performs ‘Precious Lord, Take My Hand’ onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Photo: Kevork Djansezian (Getty Images) Leave it to Beyoncé to debut an eleventh-hour drop—though this time, it wasn’t a surprise single. Instead, the Queen gave […]

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This 77-Year-Old Texan Explaining Why She’s Voting for Beto Is Pure as Hell

Most 2018 midterm voting stories so far have been about long lines, broken machines, and other polling station nightmares, but at least there’s one unbearably sweet thing to come out of it all: This adorable video of a 77-year-old Texan tearing up over Beto O’Rourke. On Tuesday morning, Pamela Aguirre showed up to her polling […]

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Gregg Popovich Called Ted Cruz ‘Scary’ And Explained His Support For Beto O’Rourke In Texas

KSAT Gregg Popovich is consistently rated as the best coach in the NBA, and many defer to his wisdom when it comes to what’s happening on the floor. But Pop is far from a college football coach who studies his program so rigorously that he doesn’t have time for the outside world. The San Antonio […]

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Texas Senator Ted Cruz Is Big Mad That A Former CIA Director Endorsed Beto O’Rourke

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) With the midterms so close, you can smell the swell of the blue wave coming. Maybe that’s why Texas Sen. Ted Cruz got all huffy on Twitter after learning former CIA Director John Brennan endorsed his opponent, Beto O’Rourke. Brennan listed his Texas resume before adding he doesn’t fuck with […]

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LeBron James Wore A Beto O’Rourke Hat To The Lakers Game In San Antonio

Getty Image LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers have won two games in a row, and while all the ails that have plagued them aren’t suddenly fixed or anything like that, the team looks like it’s starting to round into form a little. Next up for Los Angeles is a trip to San Antonio […]

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Texas Voting Machines Are Reportedly Switching Votes for Beto O’Rourke to Ted Cruz

Several Texas organizations have received reports of voting machines switching votes in the high-profile Senate race between incumbent Ted Cruz, who is reportedly not the Zodiac Killer (allegedly) and upstart candidate Beto O’Rourke. The Houston Chronicle reports that multiple voters have documented incidents during early voting where they have used the straight-ticket option (where the […]

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Trump’s Extreme (and Extremely Boring) U.S. Tour

Donald Trump thinks he’s a rock star. Touring the country in support of Republican candidates, the president puffed out his chest and bragged about his ability to draw a crowd. “Do you know how many arenas I’ve beaten Elton John’s record?” he reportedly told Congressman Kevin Cramer, who is running to unseat Democratic Senator Heidi […]

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It’s Official: Trump Comes Out of the Closet Wearing a White Hood

Photo: Loren Elliott (Getty Images) I’m tearing up a bit. Not because I’m sad but because I’m tired of always being correct and amazing. It’s difficult carrying all of this around every day, especially with people contacting me about the growing Mega Millions jackpot and wanting me to gift them the winning numbers. But this […]

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Richard Linklater’s Latest Anti-Ted Cruz Ad Claims He Cares More About Iowa Than Texas

[embedded content] Share This Video Some of the best work acclaimed filmmaker Richard Linklater has done in years has been a series of thirty-second videos, about four shots each, of a Texan old-timer sitting at a diner table. Granted, said Texan has spent the videos slamming Ted Cruz — possibly the second least liked person […]

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Beto O’Rourke Isn’t Running for Senate Anymore

Beto O’Rourke, the three-term congressman from El Paso trying to unseat Texas Senator Ted Cruz in next month’s midterms, may be the Democrats’ biggest rising star since Barack Obama. Over the last few months, he has gone viral in defending NFL players’ right to protest the national anthem and air-drumming to The Who’s “Baba O’Riley.” […]

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Ted Cruz Tried To Make Brett Kavanaugh Out To Be The Real Victim And People Are Letting Him Have It

“He also talked about how much he’s loved coaching girls’ basketball, coaching his daughters in basketball. And he mentioned he may never coach again,” Sen. Ted Cruz highlights the collateral damage of the accusations against Brett Kavanaugh. https://t.co/NmIZm7XrXq pic.twitter.com/elSGlVV6eU — CBS News (@CBSNews) September 28, 2018 Ted Cruz spoke in defense of Supreme Court nominee […]

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Watch: Sen. Ted Cruz Chased Out of Restaurant by Hecklers For Being Ted Cruz

Photo: Sean Rayford (Getty Images) Sen. Ted Cruz was just trying to enjoy a meal of boiled monkey parts flavored with braised deer scalp and a tall glass of iced bat blood at a Washington restaurant when he was forced to leave after activists learned of his locations and began peppering him with questions. The […]

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