Beto O'Rourke touts support from 'lifelong Republican' mom, but records show she has also backed Democrats

On the campaign trail, Rep. Beto O’Rourke has cast his mother, Melissa O’Rourke, as a lifelong Republican. The Texas Democrat’s comments serve a purpose: his Republican mother is the exact sort of voter he’ll need to win over in order to defeat GOP Sen. Ted Cruz in the red state and become the first Democrat to win a Senate seat there for the first time since 1988.


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Lifelong friend of Ford's says she doesn't remember being at a party where Kavanaugh was present

As the Senate Judiciary Committee staff negotiates with attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a past sexual assault, over a potential hearing on Thursday, Republican staffers are working to interview those who may have information about the alleged incident.


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Dancer, 22, Has Legs Amputated After Boat Explosion in Bahamas: It Will Be a 'Lifelong Struggle'

  1. Dancer, 22, Has Legs Amputated After Boat Explosion in Bahamas: It Will Be a ‘Lifelong Struggle’  Yahoo News
  2. American killed in Bahamas boat explosion ID’d as Tennessee woman  Fox News
  3. Maleka Jackson: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com
  4. Inferno At Sea  Bahamas Tribune
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Dancer, 22, Has Legs Amputated After Boat Explosion in Bahamas: It Will Be a 'Lifelong Struggle'

  1. Dancer, 22, Has Legs Amputated After Boat Explosion in Bahamas: It Will Be a ‘Lifelong Struggle’  PEOPLE.com
  2. ‘Like a horror movie’: 1 dead as desperate passengers flee Bahamas tour boat explosion  USA TODAY
  3. Dancer doesn’t know yet she lost legs in Bahamas boat explosion  New York Post
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'He made you wish you'd written it': Lifelong friendships started at the Capital Gazette

I was friends with two of the five people killed at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis. I haven’t worked there in more than 20 years ago, when the paper was still housed in its own building with its own printing press. But these friendships developed as we each embarked our careers.

     

 

 


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One Last Step: Xi Jinping Stands at the Precipice of Lifelong Rule

  1. One Last Step: Xi Jinping Stands at the Precipice of Lifelong Rule  Wall Street Journal
  2. Xi Jinping: China’s All-Powerful—and Possibly Last—Communist Ruler  The National Interest Online
  3. China’s lucky leader wins again: the secrets of Xi Jinping’s success  New Statesman
  4. Xi Jinping is giving Autocrats Anonymous a rebrand  CNN
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