Scenes from the Texas Senate race

Scenes from the Texas Senate raceWhen Beto O’Rourke announced his longshot bid to unseat Texas Sen. Ted Cruz well over a year ago, no one would have predicted the race would emerge as one of the most closely watched elections in the country. In theory, the race is still Cruz’s to lose. Texas is a deeply red state that has moved further and further to the right since George W. Bush defeated Ann Richards, the sitting Democratic governor in a stunning upset that put Republicans firmly in control of the Lone Star state 24 years ago.

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