Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, is trying to unseat Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018.
Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, is trying to unseat Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018. Carolyn Kaster AP
Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, is trying to unseat Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018. Carolyn Kaster AP

O’Rourke to Democrats: Don’t shut down the government like Ted Cruz

December 11, 2017 05:00 AM