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FITNESS TO SERVE

WHEN REPUBLICAN congressional candidate Dan Crenshaw, a former Navy SEAL who sports an eye patch, completed a five-day, 100-mile run through his district, which includes a sizable chunk of Houston, in February, he live-streamed it on Facebook. The run was intended to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief. But that wasn’t the sole reason. Crenshaw, in his early 30s, was attempting to drum up publicity for his campaign, too. The actual physical effort helped: Regarded as an underdog, he vanquished his opponents in Texas’s spring primary.

Across the aisle, Beto O’Rourke, the 46-year-old Democratic congressman who is looking to unseat Texas senator Ted Cruz—and may actually have a chance of doing so—has adopted a similarly energetic strategy to build momentum on the stump. Rather than engage in sedentary town halls where the

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