-- by Anna M. Tinsley, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
Beto O’Rourke made his latest pitch — that he’s the candidate voters should send to the U.S. Senate to represent Texas next year — Friday evening in the heart of north side Fort Worth.
Amid hundreds of potential voters, the El Paso Democrat worked to sway a demographic many say he will need, Hispanics, to stay competitive with incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
“We are going to be in every single county and community, such as the Hispanic communities that have been written off in the past,” O’Rourke said. “We are going to listen and speak in English (and Spanish). Every single person is important.