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Texas Elections 2018

Ted Cruz at center of U.S. Supreme Court storm

With the midterms just weeks away and sexual misconduct allegations swirling around Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the political stakes are high for the junior senator from Texas.

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz speaks during U.S. Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh's Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on September 4, 2018.

Texas Elections 2018

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz defeated Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke in the race for U.S. Senate. View full 2018 Texas election results or subscribe to The Brief for the latest election news.

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