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Trump Insists There’s More to Mexico Deal Than Meets the Eye

STERLING, Va. — Stung by criticism that his deal to avert threatened Mexican tariffs mostly ramps up existing efforts, President Donald Trump is insisting there's more to it than meets the eye. "We have fully signed and documented another very important par...
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Beto O’Rourke Hires Obama Delegate Guru Jeff Berman

WASHINGTON — Beto O'Rourke has hired one of the masterminds behind Barack Obama's unlikely 2008 primary victory, part of the Democratic candidate's efforts to balance his freewheeling style with the organizational demands of a presidential campaign. In outw...
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Beto O’Rourke Says He Raised $6.1M Online in 1st 24 Hours

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised more than $6 million online during the first 24 hours after he announced his White House bid, the highest first-day number reported by any candidate, his campaign said Monday. The "record-b...

Cruz Fends Off O’Rourke in Texas Senate Race

EL PASO, Texas — Sen. Ted Cruz fended off a spirited underdog challenge from Democrat Beto O'Rourke to win re-election on Tuesday in a Texas race that once seemed like a cakewalk but needed a late boost from President Donald Trump to help push the incumbent ov...