Beto O'Rourke Uses Expletive In Concession Speech Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas prevailed over Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke Tuesday night. During a speech to supporters, O'Rourke dropped an f-bomb.
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Beto O'Rourke Uses Expletive In Concession Speech

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Beto O'Rourke Uses Expletive In Concession Speech

Beto O'Rourke Uses Expletive In Concession Speech

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Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas prevailed over Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke Tuesday night. During a speech to supporters, O'Rourke dropped an f-bomb.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Texas Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke did not win. Republican Senator Ted Cruz prevailed in a fierce race with turnout nearly as high as in a presidential election. But while Republicans can be satisfied, the Democrat memorably signed off. His speech to supporters included a certain adjective.

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BETO O'ROURKE: I'm so [expletive] proud of you guys.

INSKEEP: Yeah, he said that. We could bleep the word because it is recorded, but networks that carried him live on TV could not. It's MORNING EDITION.

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