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Texas Elections 2018

We fact check Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke’s second debate

During their second U.S. Senate debate in San Antonio, Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz went back and forth on a number of issues. But how much of what each candidate said is true?

Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke in their first debate for U.S. Senate in McFarlin Auditorium at SMU in Dallas on Sept. 21, 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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Did O’Rourke vote to support late-term abortions?

Did O’Rourke vote for a $10/barrel tax on every barrel of oil in Texas?

Did O’Rourke vote against a Hurricane Harvey relief bill?

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