Dallas Morning News endorses Beto O'Rourke over Ted Cruz
Beto O'Rourke at a debate with Sen. Ted Cruz. Photo: Tom Fox, Pool/Getty Images
Why it matters: FiveThirtyEight currently has Cruz leading O'Rourke by about 6.5 points in a Senate race that has garnered national attention. The Dallas Morning News endorsed Paul Sadler, Cruz's Democratic opponent in 2012, but supported Mitt Romney for president that year, per The Hill.