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Analysis: Beto O’Rourke’s out, but he still casts a shadow on the 2020 Texas elections

Beto O'Rourke's bid for the presidency failed. And he lost his 2018 bid for U.S. Senate. But he upended the status quo in Texas politics in ways that will play out in the 2020 elections.

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso and his wife Amy Sanders O'Rourke speaks to the local and national media at UTEP before the start of his final campaign rally before the midterm elections, Monday, November 5, 2018, in El Paso, Texas. Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas Tribune

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2018 elections 2018 Texas U.S. Senate Election 2020 elections Beto O'Rourke Ted Cruz