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Democratic presidential candidate Beto ORourke advocates for immigrants at the Clint Border Patrol Station on Sunday June 30, 2019.

Beto O’Rourke visits the Clint Border Patrol Facility in Clint, Texas

Paulina Astrid Spencer, Contributor June 30, 2019

On Sunday, June 30, dozens of people joined Democratic Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke and other local leaders at his rally at the Clint Border Patrol facility in Clint, Texas. O’ Rourke called this rally to “demand an immediate end to Trump’s...

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President Trumps Finish the Wall rally and Beto ORourkes anti-border wall march

President Trump’s “Finish the Wall” rally and Beto O’Rourke’s anti-border wall march

February 13, 2019

On Monday, Feb. 11, about 6,500 people attended President Donald Trump's " Finish the Wall" campaign rally at the El Paso County Coliseum. At the same time, former congressman Beto O'Rourke and U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar led a march of 10,000-15,000 people...

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David Varela holds up a Beto for Senate sign at the beginning of ORourkes watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the Southwest University Park.

O’Rourke falls to Cruz in tightly contested Senate race

November 7, 2018

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Congressman Beto ORourke high fives his supporters as he walks to take the stage at the Magoffin Auditorium for his final rally before election day on Monday, Nov. 5.

O’Rourke rallies one last time in El Paso

Ashley Johnson, Contributor November 5, 2018

El Paso, TX-- With only one day left in the midterm elections, Congressman, Beto O’Rourke held his final rally right in the borderland. On Nov. 5, El Pasoans proudly filled UTEPs Magoffin Auditorium with signs and stickers in support of Beto becoming...

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Hundreds stand in line for the first day of early voting at UTEP at Union East on Thursday, Oct. 25.

Early voting surges in El Paso

Andrea Valdez-Rivas, Staff Reporter November 5, 2018

This year’s midterm election has proven to be pivotal for El Pasoans. The highly contested senate race between Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O’Rourke has been one of the most publicized races in the country and has caused a surge of early voter...

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GOP Sen. Ted Cruz addresses his constituents at Franklin High Schools main gym.

Senator Cruz Rallies in El Paso

Javier Cortez and Andrea Valdez-Rivas October 13, 2018

El Paso, TX--In front of a capacity crowd at the Franklin High School main gym, GOP Sen. Ted Cruz rallied his constituents in what seems to be his final visit to the Sun City before the Nov. 6 midterm elections on Saturday night. Cruz was scheduled...

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Congressman Beto ORourke and his supporters lock arms and march to the Tornillo Port of Entry on Sunday, June 17.

Hundreds march to demand an end to family separation at the border

Elenie Gonzalez, Web Editor June 18, 2018

People from all over the country arrived en masse at the Marcelino Serna Port of Entry in Tornillo, Texas, on Father’s Day, June 17, to express outrage over the separation of immigrant children from their parents. Vehicles lined the road as far as...

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One year later, Ayotzinapa is not forgotten

Maria Esquinca, Managing Editor September 25, 2015

Huddled around the marble steps of the Mexican Consulate, 30 protestors wait for the Consul General of Mexico to respond to disappearance of the 43 Ayotzinapa students who went missing on Sept. 26. The protestors, composed of UTEP students and...

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