The video ad reminds viewers of Donald Trump’s Ted Cruz insults and of Cruz failing to act ’Texas Tough.’
O’Rourke has spent more on social media advertising than any politician in America this year—other than President Trump.
The president's son tell supporters that Cruz and his father have patched things up since the contentious 2016 presidential campaign.
Republicans are taunting the news media to treat O’Rourke’s DWI with the same vigor as the allegations against the U.S. Supreme Court nominee.
On our latest podcast, a timely chat about Kavanaugh, Beto, and Mueller with the creator and cohost of Showtime’s 'The Circus.'
And it wasn't just because of Willie Nelson. We spent time on the ground at Austin's Auditorium Shores on Saturday night, and here's what we found.
...and they've loved him long before Willie Nelson stepped up.
A California man wonders why people are angry at everyone's favorite Texas country artist
The two candidates for U.S. Senate engage in a contentious discussion on a variety of policy issues.
On this week’s podcast, Andy Langer talks with the Asleep at the Wheel leader about the tricky intersection of music and politics.
Two politicians not known for brevity will face off at 6 p.m on statewide television.
Polling methodology and assumptions can create voter confusion over which political poll to trust.
Two setbacks in state politics this week suggest Democrats should not take this bloc for granted.
Undecided voters finally developed an opinion of O’Rourke—and it is unfavorable.
Despite a sense of Beto-mania in other parts of the state, voters in rural Gonzales, where the Texas Revolution began, enthusiastically cheer the incumbent.
The Red-Headed Stranger announced he’d be playing a rally for Beto O’Rourke. What happened next was predictable.
Austin filmmaker Steve Mims shows why (in some decidedly non-political ways) Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke aren't so different after all.
Polling firm finds some Republicans are ready to cross party lines.
President Trump’s budget adviser says the Texas Senate seat is in play because the party nominee is not likable.
Texas Hispanics prefer Democratic nominee for governor Lupe Valdez over Republican incumbent Greg Abbott by a slim margin and Beto O’Rourke over Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz by a wider margin. But does it matter for a voting block that notoriously fails to turn out on Election Day?The poll, conducted
Donations and the love of Hollywood suggest that O'Rourke may be more popular outside the state—and more vulnerable at home.
Their fraught primary relationship comes back to haunt Texas’s junior senator.
Despite a sense of momentum, the Democrat’s unconventional campaign is in unchartered territory as the candidate faces new scrutiny and political attacks.
The senator released a digital counterpunch to his competitor’s viral video, though it has yet to pick up the same steam.
It might help if he loses to Ted Cruz.
O’Rourke continues to nip at Ted Cruz’s heels in the latest poll, even if a third of the state's voters are unfamiliar with him.
"I can think of nothing more American," the candidate said. It’s another viral hit for the digital wunderkind.
What Could Ted Cruz’s Campaign Have Meant When It Called Beto O’Rourke a ‘Triple Meat Whataburger Liberal’?
Thank you, Ted Cruz campaign, for introducing the Whataburger-themed insult to Texas politics.
The Senate leadership was briefed on the Texas race as a pair of new polls show O'Rourke neck and neck with the incumbent Cruz.
All other statewide offices on the ballot remain comfortably in the hands of Republicans.
Ted Cruz versus Beto O’Rourke may be the most anticipated Texas race on the November ballot, but June’s state party conventions were all about Donald Trump.
When a Texas Republican and Texas Democrat drove 1,600 miles together to Washington and live-streamed it, the nation took notice.
Unprecedented ICE access to ORR data turns safe placement screening into a mechanism for immigration enforcement, officials and activists say.
The Democratic Senate candidate led a march to the new Tornillo facility holding immigrant children, but he doesn't have a full picture of what's going on inside.
What may be more troubling for Democrats is that half of the state’s voters still don’t know much about the two standard-bearers.
A new super PAC wants you to F Ted Cruz—fire him, that is.
More than half of those in a new survey lack an opinion of Beto O’Rourke, but he’s still tied with Cruz.
Oilman Tim Dunn is investing in a super PAC trying to defeat the Democratic senate nominee after helping him win a seat in Congress in 2012.
The Democratic Senate nominee raked in $6.7 million and paid more than $2.6 million to former Sanders fundraisers.
The senate hopeful, fresh off an underwhelming primary win, talked about rejecting PAC money at SXSW.
Digging into the U.S. Senate hopeful's six hour Spotify playlist.
Cruz's disapproval ratings may put him at risk.
Senator Cruz set the stage for a 2013 federal shutdown with a dramatic reading of Green Eggs and Ham. Now, he’s quiet.
On this episode, we dive into Beto O'Rourke's moonshot campaign, catch up with Laredo's nightcrawler, and talk to Gay Gaddis about her new book, 'Cowgirl Power: How to Kick ass in Business and Life.
The El Paso congressman is waging a long-shot campaign to prove a Democrat can win in Texas.
Castro’s decision leaves Beto O’Rourke as the lone Democrat in the U.S. Senate race.
An interview with the Democrat challenging Ted Cruz.
What do you get when a Democratic congressman from El Paso goes on a road trip with a Republican from San Antonio? An internet sensation.