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Five takeaways from the Abbott-O’Rourke debate showdown in Texas

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke traded barbs and sought to paint each other as inherently out of touch with the state in their first and only televised debate on Friday evening.
2 months ago·Houston, United States

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Abbott and O’Rourke clash on abortion and immigration in Texas debate

Democratic challenger aiming to wrest governorship away from rightwing Abbott in November election

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Abbott and O'Rourke clash over gun restrictions in lone Texas gubernatorial debate

Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke clashed over gun restrictions in a debate Friday night, with O'Rourke claiming that Abbott blames "everybody else" for mass shootings while "misleading this state."

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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On debate stage, Gov. Greg Abbott, Beto O’Rourke clash on immigration, guns and abortion

Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday said his Democratic rival Beto O'Rourke supports the "open border" policies of the Biden administration that have forced Texas to spend billions to combat the surge of illegal immigrants coming across its border and violent drug cartels flooding the nation with fentanyl.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Abbott and O’Rourke Clash on the Border, Guns and Abortion in Texas Debate

In a fast-paced debate, Gov. Greg Abbott accused Beto O’Rourke of holding an “extreme” position on abortion, while Mr. O’Rourke said that his rival’s “hateful rhetoric” could be linked to deadly shootings.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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Abbott and O’Rourke clash on immigration, guns in only scheduled debate

The fierce exchanges came during a fast-paced televised debate Friday evening — the only such meeting scheduled between the two candidates in the Texas governor’s race.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Texas gubernatorial debate: Beto O'Rourke, Greg Abbott spar on guns, abortion and immigration

While recent polls have shown O'Rourke trailing Abbott by around 7 points, this still could be the closest Texas governor's race in years.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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