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In Their Own Words: Why Texas Voters are Turning Out

A collection of some of the Texas voters we've encountered while covering the 2018 midterms, and what they have to say about Beto, Cruz, Trump and more.

by Justin Miller November 5, 2018 It’s been a whirlwind of an election season here in Texas. The race between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke has attracted the g...Read More

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The View From Louie Gohmert-Land

Fear and loathing on one side. Hope and inspiration on the other. East Texas is a microcosm of Beto-Cruz race.

The View From Louie Gohmert-Land Fear and loathing on one side. Hope and inspiration on the other. East Texas is a microcosm of Beto-Cruz race. – by Justi...Read More

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Beto Talks Texas Turnout in the Final Stretch

The Observer caught up with O’Rourke and discussed the state of the most-watched race in the country.

It’s Thursday morning in Lufkin and Beto O’Rourke looks tired and his voice is hoarse. After getting into town late the previous night, he’s running on th...Read More

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We Support Pre-Existing Condition Protections, Say Republicans Who’ve Repeatedly Tried to Eliminate Them

A Texas lawsuit has put the ACA’s popular pre-existing conditions provision front and center ahead of midterms, to the chagrin of Republicans who have vehemently opposed the law for years.

“Everyone agrees we’re going to protect pre-existing conditions,” Senator Ted Cruz said in a debate this month. Yes, the same Ted Cruz who forced a federa...Read More

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Inside Beto’s Plan to Turn Out Black Voters in Houston

Black activists are cautiously optimistic — but it’s a huge challenge for Beto’s grassroots machine to reach the unlikely voters he needs to come out.

Inside Beto’s Plan to Turn Out Black Voters in Houston Black activists are cautiously optimistic — but it’s a huge challenge for Beto’s grassroots machi...Read More

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Ted Cruz’s Do-Nothing Record

Cruz can’t help build the future because he’s focused solely on his present.

There’s one element of the Senate race in Texas that has gotten surprisingly little attention: Ted Cruz’s astonishingly thin legislative record. As his ...Read More

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Loon Star: Catching Up

Ben Sargent on the Texas Senate race.

Ben Sargent To see more political cartoons from Ben Sargent, visit our Loon Star State section, or find Observer political reporting here....Read More

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