Share This Article with a Friend!

Ted Cruz defeats Beto O'Rourke, wins re-election battle

Al Weaver, Washington Examiner

Cruz, the former 2016 GOP presidential candidate, defeated O'Rourke, who became a celebrated figure for Democrats nationwide after climbing in the polls versus the conservative Republican and his prolific fundraising ability — headlined by his $38 million third-quarter haul — throughout the cycle. However, he was unable to get through Cruz, the polarizing Republican, who spent much of the past two and a half years rehabbing his image back home after losing the 2016 GOP nomination to Trump and his initial decision not to endorse the eventual president.