U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke is nearing the end of a 34-day tour of talking to Texas voters about his race to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.

In a Tuesday interview at one of his stops in Killeen, the El Paso Democrat spoke about his support for impeaching President Trump and who he wants to see fill his seat on Capitol Hill. O'Rourke also weighed in on the debate over confederate statues.

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  • U.S. Rep.¬†Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, is using his congressional recess for a 34-day tour of Texas in his bid to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz next year. [Full story]

  • Earlier this year, O'Rourke's campaign reported payments to outside political firms after initially announcing his campaign against Cruz wouldn't hire consultants. [Full story]

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