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Beto O'Rourke campaigns atop a minivan

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke addressed an overflow crowd in Las Vegas from the top of a minivan. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
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O’Rourke’s casual style to be tested by national campaign

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — He doesn’t prepare speeches. He doesn’t like pollsters. And, so far at least, Democratic presidential contender Beto O’Rourke doesn’t always have the capacity to coordinate basic campaign logistics. Just ask Des Moines County Democratic Party Chairman Tom Courtney. Last week, Courtney got an 8 p.m. text from the frantic owner […]
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Trump-Mueller latest: William Barr to testify to Congress in April – live

US attorney general will face Democrat-controlled House committee on 9 April. Follow the latest developments Support the Guardian’s independent journalism 8.42pm GMT Beto O’Rourke has tapped Jen O’Malley Dillon to be his campaign manager.O’Malley Dillon is a veteran Democratic operative who worked on both Obama presidential campaigns as well as for John Edwards in 2008.A big get for @BetoORourke: @jomalleydillon tells me she’s going to take leave from her firm, move to El Paso and run his ca...
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Pete Buttigieg: 2020 Democratic candidate surges to third place in new poll

Presidential candidate behind Joe Biden and Bernie SandersPete Buttigieg for president? Long-shot stands out in crowded field South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg won the backing of 11% of likely Iowa Democratic caucus voters. Photograph: Richard Shiro/AP Pete Buttigieg has surged to third place in a new poll of Democratic presidential candidates, ahead of Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Beto’Rourke. The 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, won the backing of 11% of likely Iowa Democratic...
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Mueller report: Bernie Sanders and Beto O’Rourke respond to Trump investigation

Democratic presidential candidates have issued calls for transparency over the findings of the Mueller report, and made it clear they believe Donald Trump is guilty of wrongdoing. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report was delivered to the Justice Department on Friday and is now in the hands of attorney general William Barr. “It is beyond a shadow of doubt that, once in office, the president of the United States sought to obstruct justice,” former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke said during a...
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Surprise? Pennsylvania’s 2020 primary could be competitive

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Beto O’Rourke’s splashy campaign event in Pennsylvania this week seemed to herald the start of the state’s presidential primary season. But if Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party faithful are searching for a favorite from among the crowded 2020 primary field, it may be in vain: early-voting states typically make that choice. Yet, Pennsylvania’s […]
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O’Rourke says owning, using guns taught him responsible use

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said Sunday that his personal use and ownership of firearms taught him the responsibility of having guns and can help bridge politically fraught discussions about gun control in the U.S. The former Texas congressman told The Associated Press in an interview Sunday in Las Vegas that […]
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2020 Democrats respond to Mueller report: ‘It is beyond a shadow of doubt that Trump sought to obstruct justice’

Democratic presidential candidates have issued calls for transparency over the findings of the Mueller report, and made it clear they believe Donald Trump is guilty of wrongdoing. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report was delivered to the Justice Department on Friday and is now in the hands of attorney general William Barr. “It is beyond a shadow of doubt that, once in office, the president of the United States sought to obstruct justice,” former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke said during a...
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Beto O’Rourke Fine-Tunes Pitch To Black Voters In South Carolina

Some African-Americans say the candidate gives off "Obama vibes," but others wonder if he's the real deal.
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Beto O’Rourke Accuses Trump Of Attempted Russian Collusion

O'Rourke accused Trump of attempting to collude with Russia.
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Voters in New Hampshire fill in blanks on O’Rourke candidacy

CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) — Beto O’Rourke leaves room for voters to decide for themselves what he is and what he could be. He’s Bobby Kennedy and Barack Obama. He’s nothing new. He’d be a great vice president. He’s a man whose candidacy will be a melted candle in a matter of months. He’s exactly what […]
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O’Rourke stresses civil rights successes in S Carolina visit

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrat Beto O’Rourke is stressing the importance of achievements of the civil rights movement during the first visit of his presidential campaign to the early-voting state of South Carolina. Before a crowd of several hundred gathered Friday at the University of South Carolina, O’Rourke said he was moved earlier in the […]
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Don't worry, Beto O'Rourke asks before he stands on counters

Beto O'Rourke's habit of standing on things -- especially counters -- has become a point of public fascination, spawning memes and Twitter accounts in the early days of his campaign.


Beto O’Rourke Says He Supports A Wealth Tax

O'Rourke is embracing a proposal first unveiled by fellow presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren.


Democratic Socialists of America back Bernie: 'The best chance to beat Trump'

The group helped leftwing candidates Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib win long-shot elections to Congress in 2018Bernie Sanders waves to workers at a rally at the University of California Los Angeles, on Wednesday 20 March 2019. Photograph: Richard Vogel/APThe Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) has officially endorsed Bernie Sanders for president, with the organization throwing its growing political clout behind the Vermont senator ahead of the 2020 election.The DSA’s National Pol...


Beto O'Rourke set to hire ex-Obama aide Jen O'Malley Dillon to run campaign

A week after launching his presidential bid, Beto O'Rourke is poised to hire veteran Democratic strategist Jen O'Malley Dillon to lead his campaign, officials familiar with the discussions told CNN, a move that puts a former top aide to President Barack Obama at the helm of the O'Rourke campaign.


Beto O'Rourke pops up in Texas crop circle

Beto O'Rourke has made an unexpected appearance ... in a hayfield in Texas.
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Beto O’Rourke Promises To Reunite The Mars Volta If He Becomes President

Presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke loves to remind us that he loves music. Throughout his campaign against Ted Cruz for a Senate seat last fall (he lost), he brought out Willie Nelson and Margo Price and Spoon and Travis Scott at his rallies. And in interviews, … More »
Tags: Music, News, Senate, Ted Cruz, Willie Nelson, Travis Scott, Margo Price, The Mars Volta, Cedric Bixler Zavala, Beto O'Rourke


Beto O’Rourke Addresses Whether He’ll Reunite Mars Volta If He Becomes President

Presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke loves to remind us that he loves music. Throughout his campaign against Ted Cruz for a Senate seat last fall (he lost), he brought out Willie Nelson and Margo Price and Spoon and Travis Scott at his rallies. And in interviews, … More »
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Presidential Hopeful Beto O'Rourke Was Once A Hacker With Cult Of The Dead Cow

As a teenager, Beto O'Rourke belonged to one of the best known hacking groups in the country: The Cult of the Dead Cow.
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Beto O’Rourke Went to Iowa. So What Do Iowans Think?

Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman, has joined a crowded presidential field. We followed him as he tested his frenetic campaign style in Iowa, where the first caucus votes will be cast in February 2020.
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Beto O’Rourke Supported The Death Penalty As Recently As 2 Years Ago

The former Texas congressman who's running for president says he now opposes capital punishment.
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Beto O'Rourke reportedly asks voters to shape him into the candidate they want him to be

The Democrat candidate kicks off his presidential campaign focusing on sentiment over specifics.
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Centrist or moderate? Beto O’Rourke drives in both lanes

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — At a packed eastern Iowa house party, a staffer for Democrat Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign tried to clear enough space for the candidate to reach the kitchen, where he would need to climb a stepladder to address the crowd. “I need my lane,” the staffer bellowed as he moved through the […]
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2020 election: Kamala Harris and Beto O’Rourke jump in new poll, but Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders tie as frontrunners

A new poll has revealed early gains for Kamala Harris and Beto O’Rourke in the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates — but they’re still far from being the frontrunners at this stage in the game. Joe Biden, the former vice president who has yet to formally announce his candidacy, has been leading the pack in a slate of polls putting him ahead of his lesser known potential opponents. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is now tied with Mr Biden at 26 per cent of total support from...
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O’Rourke’s early fundraising had fewer donors than Sanders

CLAREMONT, New Hampshire (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke says his first-day $6.1 million in campaign donations came from 128,000-plus contributions in all 50 states. Campaigning in New Hampshire on Wednesday, the former Texas congressman said the average contribution was $47. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who raised about $6 million during the first 24 […]
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Beto O’Rourke’s Record Fundraising Haul Came From 128,000 Contributors

The Texas Democrat said his average donation was $47.
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Beto O'Rourke says he averaged $47 per donation in massive first-day haul

Beto O'Rourke says he averaged $47 per donation in his record-breaking $6.1 million fundraising haul on the first day of his presidential campaign.
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Trump heads to Ohio as critics condemn his attack on McCain – live

Trump to visit America’s last remaining tank plant in CantonPresident continues feud with Kellyanne Conway’s husbandSign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 2.07pm GMT Andrew Gillum, the losing Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Florida in 2018, will announce a new voter registration effort today.Politico reports that Gillum, the former Mayor of Tallahassee, will outline effort to register sufficient new voters in Florida to ensure that Democrats win the key swing state in 2...
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