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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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Beto O’Rourke Smashes Record, Raises $38.1 Million in Three Months

GOP incumbent Ted Cruz raised only $12 million in same period.

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Dallas Gets Texas’ First LGBTQ Historical Marker

Plaque unveiled in city's Oak Lawn gayborhood.

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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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Court Rejects Former Gay-Porn Star’s Appeal of Murder Conviction

Despite ruling, Brandon Woodruff vows to keep fighting.

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Texas Sets Voter Registration Record Ahead of Midterm Election

State has seen 400K increase since March, compared to 100K per year from 2002-2014.

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COVER STORY: You Beto Believe  

O’Rourke talks LGBTQ rights and more in an exclusive interview.

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Family-Values Texas Lawmaker Accused of Sending Dick Pic to Grad Student

UT officials investigate sexual-misconduct allegations against GOP state Sen. Charles Schwertner.

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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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