Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke raised more than twice as much as Ted Cruz through the first three months of 2018, raising $6.7 million compared to the Cruz's $3.2 million. But Scott Braddock, editor of the Texas political newsletter Quorum Report, says O'Rourke, who is not accepting money from Super PACs, and his fellow Democrats will be "rubbing nickels together" come November.
Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke more than doubled Sen. Ted Cruz's fundraising efforts for the second quarter of 2018. But does he have a chance in Texas? Ben Schreckinger, a national political correspondent for Politico, recently profiled O'Rourke.
We're about a week away from primary day in deep red Texas. Democratic congressman Beto O'Rourke is hoping to win that race -- so he can take on Sen. Ted Cruz in November. O'Rourke joins "Red & Blue" to discuss gun control, immigration and the Democratic party.
Democratic Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke is running for Senate against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. O'Rourke told CBSN's Elaine Quijano on "Red & Blue" that he's running a grassroots campaign and that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and Democratic National Committee have no place in elections in Texas.