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  1. 2020 presidential election
    What ‘Lanes’ Will the 2020 Democratic Candidates Run In?In a field this large and complicated, it will be tempting to imagine sub-primaries to winnow the numbers. But it may not work out that way.
  2. 2020 elections
    Beto O’Rourke the Latest Potential Presidential DrafteeO’Rourke isn’t a war hero or a national leader like most earlier candidates being courted for a presidential run. But it helps him stay in the news.
  3. vision 2020
    Why Chris Christie Is a Cautionary Tale for 2020 HopefulsThere are lessons in his story for Beto O’Rourke, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, and others considering a White House Run.
  4. the national interest
    Why the Bernie Movement Must Crush Beto O’RourkeA movement and a candidate on a collision course.
  5. 2020 elections
    6 Reasons Bernie Sanders Has Lost His 2016 MojoSanders isn’t as unique as he was in 2016, but he is four years older and can’t get away with any mistakes.
  6. 2020 elections
    Could a Huge Field Lead to the Democrats Nominating Their Own Donald Trump?A huge upset by an outsider on the Democratic side is possible but not terribly likely.
  7. 2020 elections
    If Beto and Biden Got Together, Would the Age Gap Be a Problem?30 years separate the former veep and the Texas phenom. That might not be a good thing for either of them.
  8. 2020 presidential election
    Warning to Beto-Maniacs: Early Presidential Buzz Can Be an Omen or an IllusionBeto O’Rourke is looking very good as a 2020 presidential prospect. But others have looked just as good and have quickly flamed out or failed to run.
  9. 2020 election
    When Barack Met BetoThe flirtation of ObamaWorld with Beto O’Rourke’s presidential ambitions is worth its weight in gold to the Texan.
  10. 2020 presidential election
    7 House Members Are Eyeing a ’20 Presidential Bid. History Says It’s a Long ShotIt’s been a long time — 140 years, to be exact — since someone has gone from the House to the White House.
  11. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris’s Decision, Sherrod Brown’s Haircut, and Other 2020 TidbitsKamala Harris says she’ll decide if she’s running for president in the coming weeks, and she’s not the only potential candidate talking 2020.
  12. 2018 midterms
    Can a 27-Year-Old Political Neophyte Run the Third-Largest County in America?Lina Hidalgo was elected to run a county with a $5 billion budget, thanks to Beto and straight-ticket voting. And she has a plan.
  13. 2020 elections
    Beto Is No Longer Ruling Out a 2020 Presidential RunThe Texas political phenom removes one obstacle to an increasingly feasible challenge to Donald Trump.
  14. vision 2020
    How Early Voting Could Turn the Democratic 2020 Race on Its HeadWill campaigning in L.A., Austin, and Chicago now be just as important as in Des Moines and Concord?
  15. horny week forever
    I Miss the Thirsty Beto O’Rourke TweetWere we ever so young?
  16. 2020 elections
    Should Democrats Focus On the Heartland or the Sunbelt in 2020?The midterm results don’t really dictate either approach, but a 2020 candidate might.
  17. horny week forever
    Long Live This Incredibly Thirsty Tweet About BetoThe “Beto sex tweet” you’ve seen everyone talking about will live in infamy.
  18. multitasking
    Look at This Giant Bowl of Guacamole Beto O’Rourke Ate While DrivingIt’s so big!!!
  19. politics
    A Different Kind of Democratic Party Is Rising in the SouthA more diverse and ideologically progressive breed of southern Democrat is moving to the fore, based on a coalition of minority and suburban voters.
  20. campaigns
    Beto O’Rourke and the Limits of CharismaIn his attempt to unseat Ted Cruz, the Texas congressman earned the “rock star” label. It wasn’t enough.
  21. celebrity endorsements
    Beyoncé Drops Surprise Beto O’Rourke Endorsement“We can’t voice our frustrations and complain about what’s wrong without voting and exercising our power to make it right.”
  22. 2018 midterms
    I Just Want This 77-Year-Old Beto Voter to Be HappyShe broke down in tears of pride after seeing O’Rourke at the polls in El Paso.
  23. campaigns
    Beto O’Rourke Still BelievesHours before polls open, O’Rourke is arguing that unexpected things can happen on Election Day.
  24. campaigns
    Beto O’Rourke Is Not Afraid of the BorderPresident Trump’s hysteria about the southern border could provide a boost to the would-be senator who was born there.
  25. campaigns
    Beto O’Rourke’s Case for Irrational OptimismHe’s behind in the polls, and the experts have written off his chances. But the crowds are still turning out.
  26. sweaty beto
    The Best Halloween Costume Was Sweaty BetoSupporters of the Texas Senate candidate wore their dampest blue shirts.
  27. 2018 midterms
    Polling Update: Every Day Brings Conflicting Evidence of Midterm TrendsEight days out and counting, Democrats remain on the cusp of a pretty solid midterm win — but it’s close.
  28. 2018 midterms
    First Early Voting Numbers Are Big. But It’s Not Clear What They Mean Yet.We could see historic levels of early voting, and of midterm voting — but it’s still not clear which party will benefit.
  29. 2018 midterms
    Dems Still Have a Good Shot at Flipping House, But Senate Is an Uphill BattleFifteen days before the midterms, polls show the House going blue, but the GOP is likely to maintain Senate control, or even pick up a seat or two.
  30. cruisin'
    Beto O’Rourke Skates Across the Stage, Ted Cruz Probably WeepsLet’s hope Ted Cruz isn’t going to try this at home.
  31. 2018 midterms
    In Praise of Beto O’Rourke, the Sweaty ManHillary had pantsuits, Beto has sweat.
  32. 2018 midterms
    Democrats’ Senate Hopes Are Fading FastIn red-state battlegrounds, Republican voters are tuning in – and some Democratic voters are being locked out.
  33. 2018 midterms
    Here’s Beto O’Rourke Petting a BunnyYour move, Ted Cruz.
  34. the national interest
    Ted Cruz Attacks Beto O’Rourke for Denouncing Police Murder in a Black ChurchTed Cruz either approves of police execution or thinks campaigning in black churches is scary.
  35. 2018 midterms
    Beto O’Rourke’s Race Against Ted Cruz Is Officially a ‘Toss-up’After speaking to operatives in both parties, the Cook Political Report decided that the Texas Senate race is now a jump ball.
  36. 2018 midterms
    Republican Memo Admits Voters Oppose Republican PoliciesRepublicans quietly acknowledge that the American public doesn’t like their agenda.
  37. andrew gillum
    Will Andrew Gillum’s Christian Progressive Running Mate Help Win Evangelicals?It’s not clear whether Gillum was doubling down or reaching out to evangelicals with his unconventional choice of Chris King as running-mate.
  38. 2018 midterms
    Andrew Gillum Could Make Progressivism the New PragmatismThe Florida gubernatorial candidate is leading in early polls — and he isn’t the only left-wing Democrat who’s beating the spread in Trump country.
  39. beto o'rourke
    Report: Beto O’Rourke Tried to Flee Scene of Drunk-Driving CrashThe Texas Senate hopeful has been open about his past indiscretions, but apparently left some details out.
  40. 2018 elections
    If Gillum’s Coalition Shows Up in November, It Could Be a Game-ChangerFlorida’s Andrew Gillum seems to have gotten a lot of young and minority voters who don’t usually participate in midterms to show up.
  41. 2018 midterms
    Texas GOP Succeeds in Making Beto O’Rourke Look Extremely Cool and Also HotNot that it takes much when you’re running against Ted Cruz.
  42. 6 New Midterm Polls You’ll Want to SeeBarn-burners in Wisconsin and Texas, a GOP governor in trouble in Illinois, and other numbers from the campaign trail.
  43. Beto O’Rourke Is Officially Making Ted Cruz SweatWith Beto creeping up in the polls — and piling up campaign cash — the Cook Political Report shifts its rating of the race in Democrats’ direction.
  44. Can a Democrat Ever Win in Texas? Beto O’Rourke Says Yes.With its growing Latino population and blue cities, the Lone Star State feels like it should be at least purple. If only people would actually vote.
  45. Phil Bredesen and Democrats’ Long-Shot Effort to Win Back the SenateA new poll in Tennessee shows a Democrat with a solid lead in a bid to flip a GOP Senate seat.
  46. Beto O’Rourke Announces Eye-popping Fundraising NumbersThe Democratic challenger to Ted Cruz is creating a lot of excitement among small donors in Texas.
  47. Rafael ‘Ted’ Cruz Mocks Dem Opponent for Changing First NameThe bullied has become the bully.
  48. Texas Primary Roundup: Democratic Turnout Shows Progress, But No RevolutionMany contests won’t be resolved until a May runoff, but some upsets enlivened 2018’s first statewide election.
  49. Ted Cruz Raised Less Money Than His Democratic Challenger Last QuarterBeto O’Rourke took in $2.4 million last quarter — without taking a cent from corporate PACs.