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Texas 2022 Elections

Beto O’Rourke championed bipartisanship in Congress. It wouldn’t be that easy as governor.

Democrats were in the minority the entire time O’Rourke was in Congress. He says that experience working across the aisle prepares him to be governor of a red state.

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks at a rally in Austin on Sept. 6, 2022.

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