- Sanford Nowlin
- Beto O'Rourke's gets close with supporters during a 2018 San Antonio campaign stop.
Sixty percent of Democratic and Dem-leaning voters said the former El Paso congressman should scrap his White House run and gun for Cornyn, a well-funded GOP insider whom Democrats have made a multi-million-dollar priority of removing.
Among others, Cornyn now faces a challenge from MJ Hegar, a former Air Force helicopter pilot who ran a scrappy 2018 House campaign.
Only 27% of those polled by Quinnipiac said O'Rourke should keep up his presidential bid.
O’Rourke ranked second in the poll among the gaggle of candidates chasing the Democratic nomination. However, his 16% support significantly lagged that of frontrunner Joe Biden, who had blessing of 30% of respondents.
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