6.) MAYBE? Beto O'Rourke

  • 2019-03-08
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
Beto O’Rourke is a maybe. The former congressman nearly defeated the prominent, yet relatively unpopular Senator Ted Cruz, in reliably red Texas. He proved to be a record-breaking fundraiser but has his own Achilles heel. In 1998, cops arrested O'Rouke for a DUI after committing a hit-and-run.

While trying to unseat Cruz, the then-El Paso area representative claimed, "I did not try to leave the scene of an accident," a statement the Washington Post's ombudsman gave "Four Pinocchios."

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