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As Texas Senate race grows more heated, climate change rears its head

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Texans finally got a taste of where the state's Senate hopefuls stand on climate issues on Tuesday night, as Democrat Beto O'Rourke and Republican Ted Cruz presented their wildly different green views during their second-ever debate.
Sparring in San Antonio, the event marked a shift from the pair's first debate in Dallas last month. With only three weeks left to go before Texans head to the polls, O'Rourke has sharpened his talking points against Cruz as polls give the incumbent senator the advantage in deep-red Texas. In addition to heightened tension, the second debate also pushed both...
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Beto O'Rourke Lays Into Ted Cruz During Texas Debate as He Tries to Gain Momentum in the Polls

Beto O'Rourke Lays Into Ted Cruz During Texas Debate as He Tries to Gain Momentum in the Polls

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Democrat Beto O'Rourke abandoned his usual message of unity and optimism and laid into Ted Cruz, hoping to reverse polls that show him fading against the Republican incumbent during the second debate of a Texas Senate race that's become one of the nation's most closely watched.
During the opening moments of the debate Tuesday night , Cruz criticized O'Rourke for past votes supporting a never-enacted oil production tax that might have hit oil-rich Texas hard. O'Rourke responded by evoking a moniker Donald Trump bestowed on the senator when the pair were bitter rivals during the 2016...
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O'Rourke Comes Out Swinging in Cruz Debate: 'Lyin' Ted'

O'Rourke Comes Out Swinging in Cruz Debate: 'Lyin' Ted'

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Beto O'Rourke was relatively reserved in his first debate against Sen. Ted Cruz last month, the New York Times notes. In Tuesday night's debate in San Antonio, however: The congressman was "sharper and edgier," and the Hill notes that "seasoned debater" Cruz, whose Texas Senate seat is at stake, gave...
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