Democrat Beto O'Rourke is set to announce a bid against Sen.
O'Rourke's fledgling campaign scheduled "a big announcement" on Friday in El Paso, his hometown. "The re-election rate in the last 50 years is 93%".
"He's been running for president for four years while he should have been serving the people in Texas", said the 44-year-old third-term congressman, who would enter next year's contest against Cruz as a considerable underdog in Republican-leaning Texas.
The El Paso native went on a cross-country, bi-partisan 1,600-mile road trip with fellow Texas Congressman, Republican Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas).
Cruz's campaign has yet to comment.
The former businessman's decision to run for Senate is an idea that he has reportedly toyed with for some time now.
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Coast Guard Cutter James' crew offloaded 16 tons of cocaine, worth an estimated $420 million Tuesday in Port Everglades. The Coast Guard Cutter James and Hitron were responsible for five cases, seizing an estimated 5.19 tons of cocaine.
With Democrats facing a tough Senate, the Texas Senate race would likely not receive national resources.
UTEP's Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Jose Villalobos says O'Rourke's biggest obstacle is being a Democrat in a red state.
"It's no secret that Joaquin is heavily weighing a Senate run, and he will continue to have those discussions with his family, friends and supporters across Texas", Castro's political director, Matthew Jones, said in a statement Wednesday. Castro has a higher public profile than O'Rourke and is a more familiar face on cable news. In the 2014 primaries, about 28,000 voters turned out in El Paso County, while nearly 42,000 cast ballots in Castro's home turf of Bexar County.
"I've known that he's been interested in running". He has toured the state in recent weeks, talking about his prospective Senate campaign in terms that made it sound like he has already reached a decision. Joaquin Castro of San Antonio is considering a bid. Castro, who has been rising in the ranks of Democrat reps, is expected to announce his intentions in April, the Houston Chronicle stated.
In a contrast with the past eight years, the nation's biggest police unions say they now have the ear of the White House. During the campaign, Trump repeatedly promised Mexico would pay for the wall, a claim the country has disputed.
But, Democrats shared concerns about the security threats that could rise from using Mar-a-Lago as a "winter White House". Last week, press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump's visits to golf courses didn't necessarily mean he was playing golf.
This information includes sensitive data like user location and browsing history (i.e. what kind of porn you've been watching). Because Congress is using a CRA resolution , the FCC will be prohibited from writing similar rules in the future.
LaVar is doubling down on the fact that a shoe company would see the profit in paying his sons a MILLION dollars a THOUSAND times. LaVar will look to continue running the "Big Baller Brand" clothing line that he made as the official brand of the Ball family.
With regard to centralised registration to banks, the Minister said the GST Council will take a final decision in this regard. The parliament also approved GST Bill related to compensation, according to a Bloomberg report.
The members of Green Day are none too happy to be losing their home town football team, the Oakland Raiders, to Las Vegas. He said he is not sure the team will work in sin city because there's not a sense of community like there is in Oakland.
We maintain that stance, and as a result see limited further upside from this week's less-than-bearish USA crude inventory data. Analysts said the rise was only half of the build expected and that it was a sign of tightening US crude supplies.
After bouncing around a few teams, Stephenson is ready to return, and his team-mates are welcoming him with open arms. He is eligible to appear in the playoffs should in retain its standing in the Eastern Conference.
A DfT spokeswoman said airlines have been told to implement the rules "over the coming days and no later than March 25". Turkey's national flag carrier Turkish Airlines on March 21 said it was one of the airlines subject to the US ban.
Iraqi officials say a suicide truck bomb has targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad, killing 15 people and wounding 45. UNAMI stressed that the protection of civilians should be a top priority in the ongoing fight for the northern city.
The city is now legally bound to replace all lead service lines in the next three years by securing $100 million in funding. Steinberg, legal director of the ACLU of MI and a member of the council representing plaintiffs on the case.
The irony of the executive order , as many analysts have already pointed out, is that it denies economic realities, too. View the full executive order here. "Gutting the Clean Power Plan is a colossal mistake and defies science itself".
The other Obama administration officials opposed the idea, Newsweek reports, because they preferred a more coordinated message. For months the F.B.I. and other USA intelligence agencies have pushed back on accusations of partisanship.
On Thursday Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he would oppose Gorsuch and urged his colleagues to do so too. In 2013, Democrats changed the rules to prohibit delaying tactics for all nominees other than for the high court.
Microsoft says it's faster than the old one and created to with "prioritizing the most valuable content for your games" in mind. It should be noted that these features have been available for a while for testers of Xbox Insider Program.
WANG: Kenneth Prewitt is a former director of the Census Bureau who served under the Clinton administration. Census report demonstrates a systematic effort on behalf of the Trump administration to erase LGBT people.
How this ties into the wider Destiny lore remains unknown, but hopefully it'll be more coherent than Bungie's previous efforts. Apart from that, the leaks also mentioned that a beta for " Destiny 2 " will first arrive on the PlayStation 4 first.
Ristolainen was tossed from the game for the hit, but the Sabres killed off the entire five-minute power play. Of all the underhanded, malicious hits in the National Hockey League ... this, ah, may not be one of them.
The suprise show was to promote his upcoming world tour, which will see him play United Kingdom dates in September. Sir Elton John donated the piano in February 2016, and marked it's arrival with an intimate set.
M Holdings Securities Inc.'s holdings in Ford Motor Company were worth $1,024,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Tracking most recent quarter period, Price to book (P/B) ration is at 1.56 and Price to cash per share ration is at 1.18.
Arguably, Tite's most significant achievement since taking charge is to make Brazil less reliant on Barcelona superstar Neymar. Players of Brazil national team walk on the field during a training session in Sao Paulo , Brazil , Saturday, March 25, 2017.
Though there is no problem at filling up arenas, the gruelling schedule is not something she is cut out for, she admits. Adele recently confirmed she had married long-term partner Simon Konecki, the father of her four-year-old son Angelo.
Dealerships will replace the current two-piece driveshaft in favor of a three-piece unit with two center bearing brackets. Affected vehicles include certain 2017 Edge vehicles built at Oakville Assembly Plant, Feb. 21, 2017 to Feb. 22, 2017.
However, Wilders party won just five additional seats in parliament from its 2012 showing, with Rutte's VVD party losing eight. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other leading Turkish have launched into tirades against The Netherlands for the move.
Kevin Scott scored 19 points to lead the 16th-seeded Tigers (23-12), the champions of the Southwestern Athletic Conference . In Tulsa, Al Freeman came off the bench to score 21 points, and No. 3 seed Baylor defeated No. 14 seed New Mexico State.