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Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz Clash Over Immigration and Law Enforcement in Debate

Sep 21, 2018 - The New York Times

DALLAS — Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Beto O’Rourke clashed over immigration, law enforcement and Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh on Friday night in their first debate, as Mr. Cruz sought to gain momentum in his bid for re-election in Texas, halt the rising popularity of Mr. O’Rourke and calm some Washington Republicans who have expressed worry he may lose.

From the debate’s first question, about the future of the unauthorized young immigrants known as “Dreamers,” Mr. Cruz and ...