Beto O'Rourke has spent $5 million on Facebook ads

Beto O'Rourke has spent $5 million on Facebook ads

Beto O'Rourke has spent $5 million on Facebook ads

Travis Scott joined the ranks of celebrities and musicians supporting Beto O'Rourke today when he campaigned for the Democratic Texas congressman at the Bayland Community Center in Houston.

"The cost of a U.S. Senate seat from Texas has never been higher, and Rep. Beto O'Rourke's insurgent bid to topple Sen".

The Texas senatorial race between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke is set to be the most expensive in US history, with over $100 million raised, the Houston Chronicle reports. The artist even got up to address the crowd through a megaphone, telling the youthful group that they have the power to change the world at the tender age of 18.

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Facebook is making good on its pledge to introduce greater transparency to the political ads bought within its walls, releasing the first of its regular "ad archive" reports which details the biggest political ad spenders in the US. The Chronicle endorsed Cruz in 2012, but the Dallas Morning news did not. This election, its editorial board stated: "With eyes clear but certainly not starry, we enthusiastically endorse Beto O'Rourke for U.S. Senate".

The University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll found that 51 percent of the respondents said they support Cruz, compared with 45 percent who said they support O'Rourke. "That is why the El Paso Democrat would make the best senator for Tarrant County's future, and the future of Texas". The Star-Telegram Editorial Board endorses Beto O'Rourke for US senator.

LeBron James isn't one to shy away from political statements. John Cornyn and Kay Bailey Hutchison, turned heads when it announced this weekend, "Cruz does not measure up". He raised $61.8 million in support of his campaign, compared with $24.8 million for Cruz. His heart for the people of Texas is evident in the motto that flashes across the screen if you click on his website: "We all have the chance to succeed".

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