Tweet the Press: Texas Tribune D.C. Bureau Chief Abby Livingston

Livingston joined Tweet the Press to discuss the changing political landscape in Texas
Image: Candidate for the US Senate Beto O'Rourke and Senator Ted Cruz hold a debate in San Antonio
Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, from right, speaks as he and Democratic challenger and US Representative from Texas Beto O'Rourke, from left, meet during a debate before the US Midterm elections in San Antonio, Texas on October 16, 2018.Tom Reel / Pool via EPA

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Texas Tribune Washington D.C. Bureau Chief Abby Livingston joined this week's "Tweet the Press" for a deep dive into the top political questions in the Lonestar State.

The clash between Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke has drawn national attention thanks to the prolific fundraising numbers and recent polls that show O'Rourke the first Democrat with a fighting chance for a Senate seat in a while.

But there are a handful of interesting House races here too, ones where the fate of the Republican incumbents will primarily rest on whether suburban voters turn out in droves to support the Democrats.

Check out a sampling of the conversation below and click here for the full discussion. And you can catch more analysis from Livingston here, when she joined Chuck Todd for the MTP Daily Meet the Midterms swing through Dallas.

Be sure to follow the hashtag #TweetThePress for the next interview as part of the biweekly Twitter Q&A session with a local reporter about the top news on their beat.