The year-long campaign of Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke for the 2018 Texas senate seat is presented. He almost achieved what was arguably seen as the improbable to impossible by coming close to upsetting the incumbent, Republican Senator Ted Cruz, in what is one of the bluest states state-wide in the nation. That uphill climb included being little known at the beginning of the campaign outside his El Paso district - he planning on visiting all two hundred fifty-four counties in the state in making himself better known - and not accepting any political action committee (PAC) moneys, which most politicians do, in funding his campaign. Specific issues are highlighted as they become more integral in the minds of the public and thus politicians, including President Donald Trump's push to build a border wall and his associated classification that all illegal Mexican immigrants are criminals, and the number of mass shootings in the country - especially the one at Santa Fe High School ...
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References Ernest Scared Stupid
Runnin' Down A Dream
Performed by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Written by Tom Petty
, Mike Campbell
& Jeff Lynne
Published by Gone Gator Music (ASCAP), Wild Gator Music (GMR), EMI April Music Inc.
Courtesy of Geffen Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more