Is Texas Senate Race a 2020 Preview

The crazy Texas senate race could be a preview of the 2020 Presidential contest. Notably, a few pundits are predicting U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and his challenger; U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso), will face each other in the next presidential battle.

Therefore, America could repeat something that has not happened since before the Civil War. To explain, in 1858 the eyes of the nation were on the Illinois U.S. Senate contest.

The race pitted former Congressman Abraham Lincoln (R-Springfield) against U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas…



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Daniel G. Jennings

Daniel G. Jennings is a writer who lives and works in Colorado. He is a lifelong history buff who is fascinated by stocks, politics, and cryptocurrency.