USA: O'Rourke fires up San Antonio in tight Texas senate race

Democratic candidate for Texas Senator Beto O'Rourke called for unity at a rally in San Antonio on Sunday, two days ahead of crucial midterm elections. The candidate's supporters packed Alamo music hall waiting to hear from the charismatic young congressman. On stage, O'Rourke called climate change «the single greatest existential threat that faces this planet», citing Hurricane Harvey and... Еще other freak weather events in the state. Following the rally, O'Rourke gave a quick interview hailing «good news coming out of Texas». «It renews my faith in this country, in our democracy, in our future, in our ability to come together despite the differences». O'Rourke is running against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in what is widely predicted to be a tight race. Democrats are targeting the seat in the battle for control of the US congress.

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