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Beto O’Rourke beats defamation suit

AUSTIN, Texas — An appeals court in Texas dismissed a GOP donor’s defamation suit against Beto O’Rourke, finding the former congressman’s statements about the donor’s “bribery” and “corruption” were colloquial, protected speech Under Texas’ Anti-SLAPP law.

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