Considered one of the most expensive races in the country this election year, the Texas Senate race could transform Texas politics. Texas Senator Ted Cruz and his Democratic opponent, El Paso Congressman Beto O’Rourke, faced off in a combative debate last night. Tomeka Weatherspoon of Houston Public Media reports.
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