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Beto O’Rourke championed bipartisanship in Congress. It wouldn’t be that easy as governor.

Posted on AllSides October 14th, 2022
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Eddie Gaspar/The Texas Tribune

Beating Gov. Greg Abbott would be only the beginning of Beto O’Rourke’s challenges. In a state where Republicans will likely maintain control of the Legislature and all, or a majority, of statewide offices, the proud Democrat would face an avalanche of resistance from across the aisle while trying to deliver on campaign promises.

O’Rourke says it’s a position he knows well.

Throughout his six years in Congress, Democrats never held control of the House. Still, the former El Paso representative put his name on 54 bills from both parties that were signed...

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