Election 2018: Beto O'Rourke's journey vs Ted Cruz in 2018 Texas Senate race

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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In this 2018 profile video, Beto O'Rourke was introduced as the Democratic party's hope to help color Texas blue.

Rep. Beto O'Rourke and Sen. Ted Cruz have been in a months-long campaign for the Texas Senate seat held by Cruz since 2013.

O'Rourke rose to national prominence over the last couple of years, campaigning thousands of miles across Texas after announcing his bid in March 2017.

Here's everything you need to know on his journey.

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  • Voter sues Beto O'Rourke camp, claiming excessive campaign text messages
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  • BETO AND BRON: NBA star LeBron James shows off support for Beto O'Rourke
  • Rep. Beto O'Rourke campaigning at multiple Houston area locations Monday
  • Katy homeowner fights with HOA to keep large Beto sign in front yard
  • Rep. Beto O'Rourke voter registration rally featuring star power guests draws thousands
  • Country star Willie Nelson headlines Beto O'Rourke rally with song 'Vote 'Em Out'
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