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Beto O’Rourke backers cite poll
showing he’d sail through Senate
primary; Cornyn wary he’ll heed the call

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Posted By: StormCnter, 12/3/2019 8:21:41 AM

WASHINGTON – With just a week remaining before the deadline to run for office in Texas next year, some Democrats are still hoping to see Beto O’Rourke jump into the race to unseat Sen. John Cornyn. Cornyn himself continued to raise money on Monday off the specter. Poll after poll shows Cornyn would trounce the dozen or so contenders for the Democratic nomination at this point. None can touch the near-universal name recognition O’Rourke enjoys among Texas Democrats after his near-miss against Sen. Ted Cruz last year. And a new poll commissioned by backers worried that the current crop of candidates would fall short shows that O’Rourke is by far the top choice

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B'leeve that? Let me sell you an oceanfront condo in Amarillo.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northcross 12/3/2019 8:29:45 AM (No. 251386)
As he is the only recognizable name among Texas Democrats, this should not be a surprise. Please run, Skateboard Bobby O. Tell us again about your plans for gun confiscation and your open border policy.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Safari Man 12/3/2019 8:38:04 AM (No. 251392)
My initial reaction was that Texan's are not that stupid. Then I realized that we're talking Dimocrats and Dimocrat primary. Yes, they are that stupid and there's plenty to go around in Taxes.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: ROLFNader 12/3/2019 8:40:07 AM (No. 251396)
I hope they both lose. Cornyn is just a worthless placeholder. I'd feel better if the fine folks in Texas could field a real conservative.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter 12/3/2019 8:40:26 AM (No. 251398)
Cornyn's fundraising over the Robert Francis possibility, but I can guarantee he's not losing sleep over it.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Strike3 12/3/2019 9:46:24 AM (No. 251462)
Go for it, Beto. All of those AR-15 owners would love to see you try again and George Soros always has some extra cash for you.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 12/3/2019 9:51:27 AM (No. 251469)
Just rerun any footage of Robert O'Rourke discussing gun confiscation, and he will be easily beatable. That's what did in his Presidential run with his own party. He didn't even make it to first base. Gun ownership cuts across party lines. There are lots of Democrats that will shout 'Don't take my guns!".
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Reply 7 - Posted by: janjan 12/3/2019 9:57:37 AM (No. 251482)
I cannot fathom what his appeal is even to stupid Democrats. He acts like a child and his policy ideas are political poison.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: bad-hair 12/3/2019 10:23:49 AM (No. 251499)
Please run Beto I'll even take a dozen of your yard signs which will promptly go in the recycle bin. Hell if he runs I might run against him just for fun. Ricardo Jenkins for Senate !!!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: thethirdruffian 12/3/2019 11:02:04 AM (No. 251542)
It would give me a chance to wear my "Beto Fake Mexican. Real Pendejo" shirt.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: zzzghy 12/3/2019 11:21:40 AM (No. 251553)
I thought we were done with that creepy little twerp.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Nimby 12/3/2019 11:24:50 AM (No. 251559)
I thought abortion Barbie was running?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Luandir 12/3/2019 11:58:46 AM (No. 251598)
Hell, yes, Beto! We can't wait! Prove to us you haven't learned a thing.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: His_Highness 12/3/2019 12:40:45 PM (No. 251634)
John Cornyn has done enough to turn off Texas voters that he and the GOP should be more than a little concerned about Beto running against him. The concept is simple -- if the GOP does not put forward good candidates, then it should not expect good results. Cornyn is not a good candidate. There are countless incidents in which I thought, "I'll never vote for that guy." And I did not, last time around. I won't vote for Beto, but I won't vote for Cornyn, either. Do you hear me, Texas GOP?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: kdsils60 12/3/2019 12:49:31 PM (No. 251643)
Cornyn to Francis... please, please, please do anything you want... but don't throw me into the BRIAR PATCH... whatever you do, don't throw me in the BRIAR PATCH. Go ahead, Francis... throw away!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: StormCnter 12/3/2019 1:03:01 PM (No. 251657)
I can't imagine refusing to vote for an incumbent GOP Senator in a general election. John Cornyn's poll numbers aren't bad. Not wonderful, but not bad.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Smart11344 12/3/2019 1:15:26 PM (No. 251667)
Beto should hook up with Petey. What a nauseating combination that would only appeal demented democrats.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: cold porridge 12/3/2019 1:55:08 PM (No. 251704)
When I first read the headline, I read it as "he'd soil through the Senate primary." I think the way I read it makes more sense.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Rumblehog 12/3/2019 2:54:06 PM (No. 251745)
All Cornyn needs to do is to publicly embrace Trumpanomics and advocate stronger border enforcement.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Muguy 12/3/2019 3:20:21 PM (No. 251765)
Beavis O’Dork was a PHANTOM candidate when he ran in the Senate race with Senator Cruz. After his failed run for the nomination of the demonrat socialists, he is now known to do or say ANYTHING to pander for votes ruining whatever integrity he had— He is far too wacko and out of touch with the majority of Texans, but would fit right in if he moved to Taxifornia! He has worn out his welcome with your everyday hard-working democrat voters as too radical. While Senator Cornyn IS a RINO, he will win handily over such a sellout as Robert Francis O’Rourke....
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