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Blue Tide in Texas: How Beto O’Rourke Turned a Long Shot Race into a Toss-Up

By Mirabella Miller, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2018

Texas has not elected a Democratic candidate to a statewide office since 1994. No Democrat with Robert “Beto” O’Rourke’s unique background has even come close: he’s been arrested, he’s bilingual, and he played in a punk rock band. He skateboards through Whataburger drive-thrus and livestreams his events. And to ...

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