Politics

Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke
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Barbara Schwarz
February 08, 2019 - 6:28 am
Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke told none other than Oprah Winfrey, on a stage in New York's Time Square no less, that he's admitted to thinking about running for the presidency and will give his answer by the end of the month.
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Migrant Caravan In Mexico
Jerry Lara/The San Antonio Express-News via AP
February 07, 2019 - 6:26 am
A caravan of 1,600 Central American migrants was surrounded Wednesday by Mexican authorities in an old factory a short distance from Texas, where they hoped to seek asylum even as U.S. authorities sent extra law enforcement and soldiers to stop them.
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Beto O'Rourke
AP Photo/Kathy Willens
February 06, 2019 - 6:37 am
Breaking months of near-silence about his political future, Democrat Beto O'Rourke said Tuesday that he would announce his decision about a 2020 presidential run "before the end of the month" and suggested he's leaning toward it.
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