Beto O’Rourke, Stacey Abrams struggle this year to recreate the magic of their 2018 campaigns

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke speaks at a Democracy is Indigenous DFW event in Dallas, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. Democracy is Indigenous DFW is a grass-roots non-partisan organization and hosted the event with the goal to drive up voter engagement in the American Indian and Indigenous population in Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)