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Beto Blasts Cruz: ‘He’s Dishonest. That’s Why the President Called Him Lyin’ Ted’

Democrat goes on the attack in 2nd Texas Senate debate.

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WATCH LIVE: Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz Square Off in 2nd Debate

By Patrick Svitek  U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and his Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso, are…

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LGBTQ Advocates Respond to Lawsuits Challenging Austin Nondiscrimination Ordinance

U.S. Pastor Council, Texas Values seek license to discriminate.

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Mike Pence Rallies Texas Republicans: ‘The Red Wave Starts Here’

Vice president campaigns for GOP candidates in Dallas.

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Texas Senate Declines to Investigate GOP Lawmaker Accused of Sending Dick Pic to Grad Student

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says he's awaiting conclusion of UT probe.

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Obama Endorses Two Openly LGBTQ Candidates in Texas

Former president backs out Democrats Gina Ortiz Jones and Julie Johnson, as well as Lizzie Pannill Fletcher in Houston.

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Texas AG Says Austin School District Must Rent Facility to Anti-LGBTQ Church

Ken Paxton's office claims officials can't discriminate based on religious beliefs.

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Beto Goes After Cruz: ‘This is the Trick of Your Trade, to Confuse and Incite Based on Fear’

O'Rourke also lands viral jab with 'true to form,' criticizes incumbent for supporting anti-LGBTQ judges.

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POLL: Beto Leads Cruz By 2 Points Among Likely Voters in Texas Senate Race

Ipsos survey finds more enthusiasm among Democrats.

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Lyin’ Ted Is At It Again

Full video rebuts Cruz claim that O’Rourke praised flag burning.

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