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Make Sure Your Campaign Donations Aren't Funding Scams

You know what time it is: that moment when politicians spam your inboxes with requests for money. And gosh darn it, sometimes, they deserve it! Beto, take my money! Warren, here’s my debit card and bank account information! AOC, here’s my life savings! But sometimes, it’s worth being a little more discriminating when…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Warren, Lifehacks, BETO, Bernie Sanders, Donation, Aoc, Bernie


Op-Ed Columnist: Is the Force With Beto?

A tulip craze swept a young Democrat into the White House once. Will it happen again?
Tags: News, Obama, White House, BETO, Barack, Democratic Party, O'Rourke, Presidential Election of 2020


Beto O'Dork: White House hopeful O'Rourke was a member of America's top hacking crew Cult of Dead Cow

Revealed: Dem golden boy's past as BBS-dwelling l33t teen Newly minted US presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke says he was a member of Cult of the Dead Cow, one of the most legendary hacking groups in cyber-history.…
Tags: White House, US, America, Software, BETO, Rourke, Beto O Rourke


Weirdo O’Rourke

Friends of the young Bill Clinton and Barack Obama spoke of the special glow of promise they had about them, even back in their early twenties. Angels sat on their shoulders. History gave them a wink and said, “Hey, good lookin’, I’ll be back to pick you up later.”Robert O’Rourke? Not so much. He was just a weirdo. That isn’t my word, it’s how his friends saw him. “You’re supposed to make friends with future secretaries of state, not weirdo musicians,” one O’Rourke pal, Adam Mortimer, told the N...
Tags: Texas, News, Senate, White House, Virginia, New York City, Elizabeth Warren, NFL, America, Barack Obama, Bloomberg, Normandy, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Bill Clinton, Dallas


A big hand for Beto O'Rourke and his amazing waving arms

The Democratic 2020 presidential candidate has already made a big impression – with his meme-worthy hand movements Beto O’Rourke addresses supporters in Iowa. ‘I’ve never seen so much hand movement,’ said Donald Trump. Photograph: Stephen Maturen/AFP/Getty Images Beto O’Rourke’s freshly announced 2020 White House run has been dismissed as vainglorious by some, but it generated significant excitement among others attracted by media hype and his undoubted charisma. None of that excitement, howe...
Tags: Texas, News, Jimmy Fallon, White House, Cnn, Iowa, Donald Trump, Trevor Noah, Dad, BETO, Trump, Rourke, O'Rourke, Stephen Maturen, Beto O'Rourke


In the Woke War against Beto, Root for Beto

Earlier this morning, Robert “Beto” O’Rourke announced that he’s running for president, and there are two things I believe with equal intensity. First, I don’t want Beto to be president. He’s a culturally left economic progressive who may be the serious candidate closest to an actual open-borders position on immigration. Second, I don’t want to see the Democratic party become so radical — and so obsessed with matters of race and privilege — that even Beto is too “moderate” to win.So, in the woke...
Tags: Florida, News, Obama, Washington Post, Mexico, Senate, White House, America, Cnn, Gop, House, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Ohio, Philadelphia, Msnbc


Trump Chaffs Beto’s ‘Hand Movement’: ‘Is He Crazy Or Is That Just The Way He Acts?’

President Trump’s main worry when it comes to the firebrand, young liberal who just tossed his hat in the 2020 ring? He gesticulates too much. “Well I think he’s got a lot of hand movement, I’ve never seen so much hand movement,” Trump told reporters in the White House on Thursday when asked about Beto O’Rourke’s candidacy. “I said, ‘Is he crazy or is that just the way he acts?’ I’ve never seen hand movement. I watched him a little while this morning doing, I assume it was some kind of a news...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, BETO, Trump, Sen Ted Cruz, Rourke, Beto O'Rourke, Nicole Lafond, 2020 Democratic Primary, Trump Chaffs Beto


Trump launches bizarre attack on 'crazy' Beto O'Rourke over his hand movements

Donald Trump has lambasted the latest Democrat to throw their name into a growing pool of 2020 White House hopefuls, questioning Beto O'Rourke's sanity and pointing out his hand gestures on Thursday. “Well I think he has got a lot of hand movements,” the president said during a White House meeting with Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. The president declined to comment on whether Mr O’Rourke was a stronger opponent than former Vice President Joe Biden, who has not yet launched a bid for the White ...
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, BETO, Trump, Rourke, O'Rourke, Beto O Rourke, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar


Making Beto seem like John Edwards....

Just remembered the last time a Conde Nast publication dressed a young Democratic hopeful in smart-casual workwear and posed them next to a dog and pickup truck in a cover story shot by Annie Leibovitz. pic.twitter.com/qvOzjdaUkw— Freddie Campion (@FreddieCampion) March 13, 2019 Oh. My. God. pic.twitter.com/SFgITC1dlo— Freddie Campion (@FreddieCampion) March 13, 2019 ADDED: The Beto photo is much bettah. Humanizing politicians with a dog is so tired. Both men have a truck — are they guys who...
Tags: Texas, Law, White House, Conde Nast, Annie Leibovitz, Vanity Fair, BETO, Edwards, John Edwards, Ann Althouse, Beto O'Rourke


Beto O'Rourke joins 2020 presidential race

Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke formally announced Thursday that he'll seek the Democratic presidential nomination, ending months of intense speculation over whether he'd try to translate his newfound political celebrity into a White House bid. (March 14)            [Author: AP]
Tags: Texas, News, White House, Ap, BETO, Rourke


Beto O'Rourke announces 2020 White House bid

Beto O'Rourke has officially joined the 2020 presidential race. The former Congressman from Texas made the official announcement on Thursday morning. (March 14)            [Author: AP]
Tags: Texas, News, White House, Ap, BETO, Rourke


Beto O'Rourke, Jussie Smollett case, Tesla unveils its Model Y SUV: 5 things to know Thursday

Beto O'Rourke is expected to announce a White House run, Jussie Smollett to appear at court hearing, Tesla unveils its Model Y SUV and more things to get your "Pi Day" started.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Tesla, Usa Today, BETO, Jussie Smollett, Rourke, Rourke Jussie Smollett


Beto’s counter-rally hints at how he might run against Trump

Privately, those close to O’Rourke offer nothing further than that. Among his fans was President Barack Obama, who praised O’Rourke for his authenticity. Those close to O’Rourke say they believe he would prefer to run the same kind of campaign for the White House.
Tags: News, Barack Obama, BETO, Trump, O'Rourke


Trump, Beto Hold Dueling Rallies Across The Street From Each Other

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump charged ahead with his pledge to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, skimming over the details of lawmakers’ tentative deal that would give him far less than he’s been demanding and declaring he’s “setting the stage” to deliver on his signature campaign promise. In the first dueling rallies of the 2020 campaign season, Trump’s “Finish the Wall” rally in El Paso went head-to-head Monday night against counterprogramming by Beto O’Rourke, a former...
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, Mexico, Senate, White House, America, Fbi, House, Capitol Hill, Republican, Donald Trump, BETO, Walls, Trump, El Paso


Oprah Presses Beto On 2020: ‘By God, When Are You Going To Know The Answer?’

During an interview with Beto O’Rourke — whose energetic challenge against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in the midterms sparked 2020 speculation — Oprah Winfrey pressed O’Rourke to end the suspense already. “If I can play some role in helping the country do that, by God, I’m going to do it,” O’Rourke said during the interview. “Okay, by God, when are you going to know the answer?” she shot back, a swipe met with applause and laughter. “The serious answer is, really soon,” he said, adding later that h...
Tags: News, Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah, BETO, Sen Ted Cruz R TX, Rourke, Beto O Rourke, O Rourke, Nicole Lafond


Making Beto go away.

They know they have to do it. Here's what the early-stage ousting looks like on Drudge:Reading the links (in order):1. "MEDIA TURNING AGAINST 'BABBLING' BETO..." = "Preseason is over for Beto O'Rourke" (Carter Eskew in WaPo, reprinted at CT): The nation's best and toughest reporters have his number and want nothing more than to take his measure and knock him down.... The love bubble surrounding O'Rourke is leaking. To his would-be Democratic rivals, he's no longer the scrappy, truth-telling, uni...
Tags: Music, England, Texas, London, Law, Scotland, Senate, White House, Wikipedia, Cnn, The Who, Yale, Jack Kerouac, The Washington Post, BETO, Ray


Brace Yourself: Waves Of 2020 Announcements Expected Soon

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After months of speculation and secrecy, the 2020 presidential primary season is about to explode. With several Democrats already in the race, a half dozen more are locking down final travel, staffing and strategy to launch White House bids in the coming weeks. While plans may change, the announcements are expected to come in waves, the first featuring a group of ambitious Senate Democrats including New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, California Sen. Kamala Harris and Ne...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Obama, California, Washington, Senate, White House, New York City, Los Angeles, Joe Biden, Ap, Cnn, Hillary Clinton, New Hampshire


Julian Castro Announces 2020 Presidential Run

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Assailing President Donald Trump for “a crisis of leadership,” former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday as the rush of Democrats making early moves to challenge the incumbent accelerates, while anticipation grows around bigger names still considering a White House run. Castro, who could end up being the only Latino in what is shaping up to be a crowded Democratic field, made immigration a centerpiece of his announcement in his home...
Tags: Texas, News, Maryland, Congress, California, Mexico, White House, Massachusetts, Barack Obama, Ap, Hillary Clinton, Hawaii, Nevada, Donald Trump, San Antonio, Castro


For Bernie Sanders, Holding Onto Support May Be Hard in a 2020 Bid

Mr. Sanders has not yet told advisers he intends to pursue another White House bid. But if he does, he will encounter a vastly different landscape than that of 2016.
Tags: News, White House, Vermont, BETO, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Democratic Party, Brown, Bernard, Sherrod, Politics And Government, Presidential Election of 2016, O'Rourke, Presidential Election of 2020


As Beto Mulls A 2020 Run, Operatives And Donors Freeze Their Plans

As Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) contemplates translating his wild midterm popularity into a presidential bid, the usual machinery of 2020 primary prep has ground to a halt as top party players wait to see what the charismatic Texan will do. According to a Monday Politico report, O’Rourke’s historical fundraising prowess and electric popularity has fundraisers and operatives holding back from other probable candidates in the hopes of signing on with the “new Barack Obama.” “They’re not wanti...
Tags: News, Obama, Politico, Barack Obama, BETO, TX, Mikal Watts, O'Rourke, Beto O'Rourke, Kate Riga, Beto Mulls


somewhatm-azing: Before y’all say, “I hate Texas for not electing Beto O’Rourke” please know these...

somewhatm-azing: Before y’all say, “I hate Texas for not electing Beto O’Rourke” please know these things:1. Record numbers of Texan voters came out to the polls to vote because of Beto. 2. Because more Texan voters went to vote, more democratic votes were cast in other important areas. 3. Beto lost by the slimmest margin seen in Texas in 25 years meaning CHANGE IS COMING. 4. If you lived in Texas, you would know Beto was not expected to win and the fact that he got the large number of votes th...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Sport, Cycling, BETO, Beto O'Rourke


3 days until the midterm elections: Where things stand

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and Beto O'Rourke battle on the border, while former President Barack Obama joins the fray in Florida.
Tags: Texas, News, Barack Obama, BETO, Sen Ted Cruz, Rourke


Trump calls O’Rourke ‘a flake’ after his ‘Lyin’ Ted’ remark

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke names ahead of a trip to Texas to stump for O’Rourke’s Republican opponent, incumbent Ted Cruz. Trump tweeted Wednesday “Beto is a flake” and that Cruz “has done so much for Texas,” including creating jobs and cutting taxes, but that “O’Rourke […]
Tags: Texas, News, Senate, Ap, Donald Trump, Cruz, BETO, Trump, Austin Texas, Rourke, Ted Cruz Trump, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, O'Rourke, Beto O Rourke


5 reasons we love Beto O’Rourke (and not just because we hate Ted Cruz)

Beto could tip the balance of the Senate to the Dems, killing Trump's drive to takeover the federal courts with anti-gay conservatives.
Tags: Politics, Texas, Senate, Lifestyle, Ted Cruz, BETO, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Trump, Beto O'Rourke


Texas Republicans Used a Punk Rock Photo to Criticize Beto O’Rourke. It Backfired on Twitter

The race for U.S. Senator from Texas between incumbent Ted Cruz and current congressman Beto O’Rourke is reaching a boiling point, with polls showing the opponents in a statistical dead heat as of Wednesday afternoon ahead of election day. So the Texas Republican Party tried this week to get an edge on O’Rourke by circulating a series of old photos of the Democratic candidate. The series attributes O’Rourke’s seeming reticence to debate Cruz to some of his hobbies: in one, he’s posing as pa...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Uncategorized, Gop, Ted Cruz, Viral, Cruz, BETO, Rourke, Democratic Senate, University of Texas at El Paso, Texas GOP, Ashley Feinberg, Parker Molloy, Beto O'Rourke


ICYMI: $227M available from US in push for vehicle, feedstock and bioconversion advances

We usually say, ICYMIs for those In Case You Missed Its that show up in someone’s inbox.    This week, we might re-purpose that useful acronym to: In Case Your Money Isn’t Sufficient — because there are three funding opportunities that have been flying slightly under the radar this week amongst a flurry of announces from the DOE on bioenergy technologies R&D and from the vicinity of the White House on RIN caps and E15 expansion. In all, let’s point you to three opportunities of substantive inte...
Tags: Washington, White House, US, Top Stories, Rick Perry, DOE, BETO, Perry, EERE Exchange, U S Secretary of Energy, The Department of Energy, BioEnergy Engineering, Bioprocessing Separations Consortium, U S Department of Energy DOE National Laboratories, DOE National Laboratories, Separations Consortium


Of sausage-making, DC and bioenergy budgets

The signals coming out of Washington DC are so confusing, you might be wondering if there’s going to be a budget for the US Department of Energy for the fiscal year starting this October. Yep, there will be, but let us explain the current pile of doggy droppings. You see, the Senate took no action on the House’s original 2016 appropriation bill, for the budget year that started last October, until the past month or so. Ultimately, the Senate amended it to read “2017 appropriation” and passed it,...
Tags: Budget, Congress, Navy, Washington, Senate, White House, Office, Iran, Gop, Top Stories, Washington Dc, House, Dc, Republican, North Carolina, DOE


Beto O’Rourke Is on a Long Hard Road

On a dusty road in southwestern Texas, Beto O’Rourke leans out the window of the Ford Expedition he’s driving and mutters, “You gonna let me pass you, state police?” He speeds ahead of the cruiser while chewing an empanada. In the past seven days, the 45-year-old Democratic Congressman has clocked nearly a thousand miles across the state. Tonight, after a town hall in Uvalde, an hour away, he gets to go home. Small towns have been O’Rourke’s favored terrain since he launched a bid to unseat...
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, Virginia, Uncategorized, Barack Obama, Iran, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, John F Kennedy, San Antonio, Cruz



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