Ted Cruz

Cruz fends off O’Rourke, wins Texas Senate race

November 7, 2018

Republican Senator Ted Cruz fended off rising-star Democrat Beto O'Rourke to win re-election in a much-watched Texas race that began as a cakewalk but needed a visit from President Donald Trump to help push the incumbent over the top. (Nov. 7)

US Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke votes in Texas

November 6, 2018

Rep. Beto O'Rourke, the Texas Democrat who hopes to unseat incumbent GOP Sen. Ted Cruz, arrived with his family to vote at his polling station in El Paso, Texas. (Nov. 6)

Cruz urges GOP to Vote to counter Dem turnout

November 5, 2018

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz acknowledged he expects there to be high voter turnout among Democrats who support his rival, Rep. Beto O'Rourke. Cruz urged supporters to counter that turnout by voting and encouraging others to do the same. (Nov. 5)

Cruz, O’Rourke offer competing visions for Texas

November 1, 2018

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says that despite a booming Hispanic population and other demographic shifts, he's going to beat Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke in next week's election. O'Rourke counters that he'll win because Texans will fight for new, progressive values. (Nov. 1)

Cruz, O’Rourke greet supporters in Houston

October 29, 2018

Republican US Senator Ted Cruz and his challenger, Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke both greeted supporters in Houston on Sunday. Cruz was cheered as he left the polling station where he went for early voting. O'Rourke held a rally near a polling station. (Oct. 29)

Texas-bound, Trump praises ‘beautiful’ Ted Cruz

October 22, 2018

As the 2018 midterms shifted to the final two weeks of campaigning, President Donald Trump is throwing his support to Texas Senator Ted Cruz. During the 2016 primaries, Trump mocked Cruz as "Lyin' Ted," but now has changed his tune. (Oct. 22)

Trump fans line up, waiting for Cruz Houston rally

October 22, 2018

Trump fans, along with supporters of Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz, started waiting in line at Houston's Toyota Center in Houston as early as Sunday for a Monday evening rally. (Oct. 22)

Cruz and O’Rourke clash in Texas Senate debate

October 17, 2018

Democrat Beto O'Rourke abandoned his usual message of unity and optimism on Tuesday and laid into Ted Cruz, hoping to reverse polls that show him fading against the Republican incumbent during the second debate of the Texas Senate race. (Oct. 17)

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