Beto O’Rourke may have lost Texas on Tuesday, but he did not go gently into that good night.

After Sen. Ted Cruz narrowly won re-election in one of the 2018 midterm election’s closest races across the country, Democratic nominee O’Rourke gave a passionate concession speech.

Praising his supporters for their efforts, O’Rourke said “all of you showing the country how you do this. I am so f-cking proud of you guys,” to cheers from the crowd.

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