Beto O’Rourke

In this June 1, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks during the 2019 California Democratic Party State Organizing Convention in San Francisco. O’Rourke has unveiled a voting rights proposal he says can increase voter registration by 50 million and raise nationwide voter turnout to 65% _ seeking to ensure that 35 million new voters cast ballots in the 2024 presidential race. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 05, 2019 - 2:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Beto (BET'-oh) O'Rourke has unveiled a voting rights proposal he says can increase voter registration by 50 million and raise nationwide voter turnout to 65%. He's seeking to ensure 35 million new voters cast ballots in 2024's presidential race. The ex-Texas congressman and 2020...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo Beto O'Rourke tells reporters he plans to make a decision soon on whether to get in the race for president in Madison, Wis. O'Rourke says he has made up his mind about a 2020 presidential run and will announce his intentions "soon." (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
February 28, 2019 - 3:18 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke's advisers have begun speaking to Democratic political strategists about positions in a national campaign as the former Texas congressman promises to announce a decision on a 2020 presidential run soon. A person with direct knowledge of the situation told The...
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Beto O'Rourke
AP Photo/Kathy Willens
February 14, 2019 - 4:33 pm
Potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke is coming to the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus Friday for a meet and greet with students and faculty, a closely guarded event that will be the former Texas congressman’s first visit to a key state in the battleground,...
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Beto O'Rourke
AP/Eric Gay
November 30, 2018 - 3:32 pm
The New Hampshire Young Democrats have invited Rep. Beto O’Rourke to the home of the nation’s first presidential primary amid heightened buzz the Texan could run for the White House after narrowly losing his state’s Senate race.
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Beto O'Rourke
AP/Eric Gay
November 07, 2018 - 3:27 pm
Beto O’Rourke didn’t sound like someone giving a farewell speech after losing a Senate race in deep-red Texas by less than 3 points. If anything, the Democrat’s concession to Republican Ted Cruz was a signal that voters could be hearing a lot more from him.
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Beto O'Rourke
AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez, File
October 30, 2018 - 5:20 pm
Texas Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke is appearing on an MSNBC town hall, the second time in less than two weeks that a candidate seen as a rising Democratic star gets to make a nationally televised case for ousting Republican incumbent Ted Cruz.
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