‘Dumb Luck': Underdog Beto O'Rourke Has Grassroots Groups to Thank for His Push Against Ted Cruz

Miracles aside, El Paso congressman Beto O'Rourke will need all the help he can get to beat incumbent Republican Ted Cruz in November.O'Rourke is indeed getting a push from numerous pop-up, grassroots groups across the state, some that organized even before his Senate bid began.Such is the case with DFW for Beto, an outfit that in the past year has planned numerous campaign events, registered hundreds of voters and worked to mobilize North Texas residents to sweep the underdog candidate into the Senate."We didn't start it. We didn't ask anybody to start it. They did it, and they are running their own show," O'Rourke told The Dallas Morning News. "They have already decided that this is the year. They will not be on the sidelines for this. They will get involved."  Continue reading...

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