It’s been nearly 30 years since a Texas Democrat has won a U.S. Senate seat. Will U.S. Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso), who is challenging Sen. Ted Cruz for his Senate seat in the 2018 midterm election, be the one to change that three decade trend?

FPTV recently spoke with Rep. O’Rourke about his scrappy political campaign, his views on drug legislation, race relations in America, and the sea of political change that is currently engulfing the nation.