Can Beto O’Rourke really beat Ted Cruz in Texas?
Beto O’Rourke has the hype. But can he beat Ted Cruz in Texas? The odds are stacked against him. The Washington Post has followed the Senate race in Texas since April, visiting 20 cities and towns across the state. O’Rourke has represented El Paso in Congress since 2013. Cruz was elected to the Senate in the same election cycle. They are now facing off in one of the highest profile races of the 2018 midterm elections.