TEXAS — Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic candidate Beto O'Rourke announced that their campaigns have mutually agreed to hold three debates leading up to the 2018 Senate election in November.


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The three debates will take place in Dallas, Houston and San Antonio and will each be 60 minutes long.

The debates will be as follows:


  • Friday, Sept. 21
  • At the Southern Methodist University
  • Topic: Domestic policy


  • Sunday, Sept. 30
  • At the University of Houston
  • Topic: Domestic policy


  • Tuesday, Oct. 16
  • At a San Antonio studio
  • Topic: Half domestic policy and half foreign policy

Early voting begins Oct. 22 and will end Nov. 2. Election day is Nov. 6.