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Beto O’Rourke says calling Ted Cruz ‘Lyin’ Ted’ ‘was not best phrase to use’ as Texas Senate race heats up

Beto O’Rourke says calling Ted Cruz ‘Lyin’ Ted’ ‘was not best phrase to use’ as Texas Senate race heats upMr O’Rourke, the Democratic candidate, and Republican incumbent Mr Cruz are facing off in a hotly contested election for the US Senate seat in Texas. “Senator Cruz isn’t going to be honest. Donald Trump had coined the nickname for then-opponent Mr Cruz during the 2016 presidential election.



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The Nevada Senate Race Was Supposed To Be Easier For Democrats. It's Still Up For Grabs.

The Nevada Senate Race Was Supposed To Be Easier For Democrats. It's Still Up For Grabs.LAS VEGAS ― It seemed like there was every indication Dean Heller was toast



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Gov. Bill Walker Drops Out Of Alaska Gubernatorial Race Less Than 3 Weeks Before Election

Gov. Bill Walker Drops Out Of Alaska Gubernatorial Race Less Than 3 Weeks Before ElectionAlaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) suspended his re-election campaign on Friday.



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Georgia's fraught history with 'outsiders' shapes a tight governor's race

Georgia's fraught history with 'outsiders' shapes a tight governor's raceThe race for governor of Georgia, which rarely attracts much national interest, is suddenly exciting this year, with a charismatic Democratic candidate in Stacey Abrams facing off against a standard-issue Southern Republican, Brian Kemp.



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Egyptian mediators race to restore calm in Gaza

Egyptian mediators race to restore calm in GazaGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A high-level Egyptian delegation on Wednesday held urgent talks with Gaza's Hamas rulers, seeking to restore calm after a rocket from the Palestinian area slammed into a home in southern Israel and the Israeli military responded with airstrikes on Hamas targets.



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O’Rourke, trailing Cruz in Texas Senate race, comes out swinging in final debate

O’Rourke, trailing Cruz in Texas Senate race, comes out swinging in final debateDemocratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke took off the gloves in his final debate with Sen. Ted Cruz, questioning the Republican's truthfulness and motivations.



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In Senate race, GOP Rep. Blackburn accuses her opponent of being a Democrat

In Senate race, GOP Rep. Blackburn accuses her opponent of being a DemocratIn the Tennessee Senate race, Rep. Marsha Blackburn has struggled to hold on to GOP moderates who lean toward her Democratic rival, Phil Bredesen.



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'Outside agitators,' a phrase from the civil rights era, resurfaces in Georgia governor’s race

'Outside agitators,' a phrase from the civil rights era, resurfaces in Georgia governor’s raceRepublican Brian Kemp, in a tight race with Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor, resurrects the civil rights era charge that “outside agitators” are behind her campaign.



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Beto O'Rourke Fundraising Triples Ted Cruz's In Texas Senate Race

Beto O'Rourke Fundraising Triples Ted Cruz's In Texas Senate RaceRep. Beto O'Rourke, the Democrat challenging Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in next



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Right-winger jumps to early lead in Brazil presidential race: results

Right-winger jumps to early lead in Brazil presidential race: resultsSAO PAULO (Reuters) – Right-wing Congressman Jair Bolsonaro jumped to an early lead in Brazil's presidential election as the first votes were counted on Sunday, but would still face a second-round runoff against leftist rival Fernando Haddad, according to official results. With 52 percent of voters counted, Bolsonaro had received 49 percent of valid votes, far ahead of former Sao Paulo mayor Haddad's 26 percent and 12 percent for former Ceara governor Ciro Gomes. If none receive a majority of valid votes on Sunday, the two leading candidates will go to a second-round runoff on Oct. 28. …



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