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  1. Latino PAC urges Escobar to run for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | El Paso Times

    ... history. More than $1.8 million was spent in the 2012 congressional primary between O'Rourke and incumbent Silvestre Reyes. Dori Fenenbock, an El Paso Independent School District trustee, raised about $290,000 in May and June for her campaign for ...

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  2. In Beto O'Rourke Texas Democrats find their Bae-toRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    ... to become a city councilman, and the second and more important in his 2012 congressional victory against Silvestre Reyes, a 16-year incumbent who is Mexican-American. O'Rourke also does savvy social media. When a snowstorm closed Washington airports ... 1 comment

  3. O'Rourke, in long-shot Senate bid, is no stranger to "calculated risks"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke's challenge to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is not the first time the El Paso Democrat will have faced long political odds. He got his House seat by defeating U.S. Rep. Silvestre Reyes , an eight-term incumbent, in a 2012 primary.

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  4. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, in long-shot bid for Senate, is no stranger to "calculated risks"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    ... the biggest calculated risk of O'Rourke's political career until that point paid off. He defeated U.S. Rep. Silvestre Reyes , an eight-term incumbent, in a Democratic primary upset that reverberated across the country. It was not the first time ...

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  5. O'Rourke makes his 2018 Senate bid officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... nickname came in handy in 2012 when O'Rourke made a decision to challenge eight-term incumbent Democrat Silvestre Reyes in a congressional district that is 75 percent Mexican and just 2 percent Irish. O'Rourke preaches bipartisan tolerance on the ...

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  6. Ex punk rocker to challenge Cruz for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | American Thinker

    ... virtually unknown outside his hometown until the 2012 Democratic primary, when he ousted eight-term Rep. Silvestre Reyes, a former House Intelligence chairman. His El Paso district is strongly Democratic, making general elections since then an ...

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  7. Dem congressman kicks off bid to unseat Cruz in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | The Republic

    ... at age 32 but remained little-known until the 2012 Democratic primary, when he stunned eight-term Rep. Silvestre Reyes, a former House Intelligence chairman. O'Rourke was arrested in 1995 for breaking and entering after jumping a fence at the ...

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  8. Toppling Cruz Will be a Tall Order for O'RourkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Roll Call

    ... has a history of toppling giants. In 2012, he won an intensely personal primary against incumbent Rep. Silvestre Reyes , despite the fact Reyes was endorsed by then-President Barack Obama . Liberal group Progressive Change Campaign Committee cited ...

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  9. Report: O'Rourke to Announce Cruz Challenge on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Roll Call

    ... political fights. In 2012, the former tech businessman who started an internet services company, beat Rep. Silvestre Reyes, a Democratic ally of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi . O'Rourke received national attention earlier this month when he and ...

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  10. Former Bandmate of At the Drive-In's Cedric Bixler-Zavala...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Spin

    Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke is a U.S. Representative who's held his seat since 2012, after defeating seven-time Democratic incumbent Silvestre Reyes in a primary. Today, he officially announced his candidacy for the Texas Senate seat currently held by Duke basketball cosplayer Ted Cruz, whose Senate colleagues dislike him more than the devil himself.

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  11. Ex-punk rocker O'Rourke makes his 2018 Senate bid officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... virtually unknown outside his hometown until the 2012 Democratic primary, when he ousted eight-term Rep. Silvestre Reyes, a former House Intelligence chairman. His El Paso district is strongly Democratic, making general elections since then an ...

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  12. The Senate Map Looks So Bad For Dems In 2018 They're Taking Aim At Ted CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    ... race. O'Rourke acknowledged he's largely untested, but offered his narrow win over Democratic incumbent Silvestre Reyes in 2012 as proof of his campaigning abilities. "I was running against 100-to-1 odds," O'Rourke told Politico. "You don't know ...

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  13. Beto O'Rourke launches 2018 Senate campaign in underdog bid to challenge Ted CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    ... First elected to Congress in 2012, O'Rourke has faced unlikely odds before, upsetting incumbent Rep. Silvestre Reyes in the Democratic primary for his House seat, a race that at times turned bitter and divisive. Even his first run for elected ...

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  14. Democrats Targeting Ted Cruz in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | News Max

    ... right now. Wild things can happen in 2018." O'Rourke has beaten the odds before: He defeated Democratic Rep. Silvestre Reyes in 2012 to win his seat. "I was running against 100-to-1 odds. You don't know until you do it," he said, according to ...

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  15. Ex-punk rocker Oa Rourke to make his 2018 Senate bid officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | WTEN-TV Albany

    ... virtually unknown outside his hometown until the 2012 Democratic primary, when he ousted eight-term Rep. Silvestre Reyes, a former House Intelligence chairman. His El Paso district is strongly Democratic, making general elections since then an ...

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  16. Texas House Democrat signals bid to unseat Cruz in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... he touted his record in his first congressional run in 2012 when he was an underdog against then-Rep. Silvestre Reyes, a Democrat. "I was running against 100-1 odds," he noted. "The re-election rate in the last 50 years is 93%. Almost no one wins in ...

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  17. Texas House Democrat signals bid to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018Read the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | WICU12 Erie

    ... he touted his record in his first congressional run in 2012 when he was an underdog against then-Rep. Silvestre Reyes, a Democrat. "I was running against 100-1 odds," he noted. "The re-election rate in the last 50 years is 93%. Almost no one wins in ...

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  18. Beto O'Rourke Planning U.S. Senate RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | BurkaBlog

    ... El Paso, O'Rourke pulled off an upset Democratic primary win in 2012 over incumbent U.S. Representative Silvestre Reyes. While there was a boost of attention for O'Rourke in his bipartisan road trip with Hurd, Castro and his brother Julian have an ...

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  19. Texas Dem targets Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | The Hill

    ... a businessman before he entered politics by winning election to El Paso's City Council. In 2012, he upset Silvestre Reyes, the eight-term Democratic congressman, in a primary. O'Rourke has been a strong supporter of term limits and supports ...

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  20. Democratic Rep. appears ready to announce challenge to CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... incumbent, O'Rourke noted that he joined Congress in 2013 after beating a longtime Democratic incumbent, Silvestre Reyes , who had chaired the Intelligence Committee . O'Rourke recently got attention for going on a bipartisan road trip with fellow ...

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