Watch live: Beto O’Rourke joins protest march past Trump’s border wall rally in El Paso

Texas Democrat Beto O’Rourke is joining a protest march past President Donald Trump’s border wall rally in El Paso on Monday evening. O’Rourke said he sees it as an opportunity for the city to take control of the narrative. “I think the president’s decision to focus on El Paso and his horrible demonization and vilification of immigrants, specifically Mexican immigrants, and his […]

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Beto O’Rourke Tells Oprah Winfrey He’s “Been Thinking About Running For President”

Because the field of Democrats set for or eyeing a 2020 White House run is so thin, Beto O’Rourkse (possibly) is here to help. The former U.S. congressman from Texas told Oprah Winfrey in a sit-down today, “I have been thinking about running for president.” In other news, the sun rose in the east this morning. But seriously, folks, O’Rourke said […]

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These are the most commonly mispronounced words of 2018

Every year, we learn new terms and names. And, every year, we have to sit through holiday meals where we hear family members butcher the pronunciation of those terms and names. And 2018 was no different.   Babbel, a language learning app, worked with the U.S. Captioning Company to identify the 10 most commonly mispronounced words and names in 2018.  The U.S. Captioning […]

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Beto O’Rourke Drops F-Bomb on Live TV During Concession Speech

Beto O’Rourke was too proud to hold back an f-bomb on national television late Tuesday. Following a narrow defeat to Senator Ted Cruz in Texas, O’Rourke, the celebrity-backed Democrat and former punk rocker, told his supporters he was “so f—ing proud” of them at the end of his concession speech in El Paso. “Tonight’s loss does nothing to diminish the […]

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Ted Cruz Projected To Beat Hollywood Fave Beto O’Rourke In Texas, All But Securing Senate For GOP

Beto O’Rourke appears to have failed in his long-shot bid to unseat incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in Texas, a state that no Democrat has carried for president in 42 years. The Associated Press and other news outlets project Cruz will win re-election, in a victory that crushes Democratic hopes to retake the Senate with the help of the charismatic three-term […]

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2018 Elections: Ted Cruz projected the winner over Beto O’Rourke

HOUSTON – Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz weathered an intense charge by Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke and won a second term Tuesday night in one of the most high-spirited and best-financed campaigns in Texas history. The victory came around 9:30 p.m. CST as networks projected Cruz the winner of what had been a close race as the unofficial returns began trickling, […]

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‘Is the Beto bubble bursting?’: Cruz leads O’Rourke by 9 points in Quinnipiac poll

AUSTIN — Incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz continues to lead Rep. Beto O’Rourke among likely voters in Texas, according to a poll released by Quinnipiac University on Thursday.  The poll shows Cruz with a nine-point lead over his Democratic challenger. Cruz led by the same margin in a similar poll released by Quinnipiac in September. “Is the Beto bubble bursting or just hissing […]

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Congressman Beto O’Rourke Goes Viral For Defending NFL Players Who Take A Knee

While President Donald Trump was criticizing ESPN for deciding not to air the national anthem before NFL games, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) went viral for his swift defense of players who have chosen to kneel in protest of systemic racial injustice.  The congressman earned national praise on Wednesday for days-old comments in which he said he could think of “nothing […]

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Cruz Holding On To Slim Lead In Texas Senate Race

Republican Senator Ted Cruz, R-Tex., is holding on to a small lead in his race for re-election in a new Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday, although the incumbent’s advantage over Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke, D-Tex., has narrowed significantly. Forty-nine percent of Texas voters support Cruz, while 43 percent back O’Rourke. The 6-point lead for Cruz in the latest poll […]

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