Beto O'Rourke

David Caplan
November 01, 2019 - 2:41 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Beto O'Rourke has dropped out of the 2020 presidential race, he announced late Friday afternoon. "Our campaign has always been about seeing clearly, speaking honestly, and acting decisively," he tweeted. "In that spirit: I am announcing that my service to the country will...
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October 25, 2019 - 9:19 am
Beto O'Rourke dismissed criticisms of his sweeping gun control proposal, telling CBS News in an interview Thursday night that he expects gun owners will go along with his plan to institute a "mandatory buyback" of high-powered rifles. "If we're able to pass mandatory buybacks and I'm able to sign...
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AP
August 04, 2019 - 3:27 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates sought to lay blame Sunday on President Donald Trump following a pair of mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, saying his language against minorities promotes racial division and violence. At public events and on television, several candidates...
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March 18, 2019 - 7:13 am
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised more than $6 million online during the first 24 hours after he announced his White House bid, the highest first-day number reported by any candidate, his campaign said Monday. The "record-breaking" $6.1 million came "without a dime" from...
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AP
March 14, 2019 - 6:52 am
Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke announced Thursday that he'll seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, pledging to win over voters from both major parties as he tries to translate his political celebrity into a formidable White House bid. Until he challenged Republican Sen. Ted Cruz last...
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AP
February 06, 2019 - 2:32 pm
(KNX 1070) -- According to a new poll from Quinnipiac University, California Democrats would be thrilled with a Senator Kamala Harris presidential bid, but equally happy to see former Vice President Joe Biden in the role. Although Biden has yet to officially declare his candidacy, he rated a bit...
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AP
November 06, 2018 - 9:52 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Rep. Beto O'Rourke didn't go quietly to defeat. Thanking his campaign supporters for their spirited challenge to Sen. Ted Cruz, he said on live television Tuesday: "All of you, showing the country how you do this. I'm so f---ing proud of you guys." Beto O’Rourke (D) dropped an...
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November 06, 2018 - 10:57 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke has already used his once-longshot Texas Senate run to become a national Democratic phenomenon, shatter fundraising records and set off whispers that he could be a credible 2020 White House contender. But will it be enough to upset — or even stay close to —...
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