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General News    H3'ed 11/18/18

Beto's Lasting Legacy

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Beto O’Rourke may have lost his race for Senate, but he’s changed the political landscape of Texas in just one campaign. He proved that Texas is more than the gun-slinging, oil-rich, old-fashioned state conservatives are trying so hard to cling on to. It’s a state full of cultural diversity and impassioned youth. I’m willing to bet we’ll see this side of Texas grow stronger because of O’Rourke’s campaign. The border O’Rourke showed Texas wasn’t Cruz’s or Trump’s Wild West, where undocumented immigrants wreak havoc. It’s a state full of welcoming people who take pride in living in a binational community. I hope that honest depiction — and the progressive vision behind it — stays in the minds of people in Texas and beyond.

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