The former congressman energized thousands of Democrats in Texas during his Senate run in 2018 — particularly young voters — but now many wonder where the magic went.
Taxing financial transactions is a popular proposal among Democrats to fund new government programs—but some on the center-left have called into question how much revenue such a tax would generate.
Beto O’Rourke weighed in on his performance during the first Democratic presidential debate, giving himself an “A” grade.iFrame Object Speaking on CNN Thursday morning, the former Texas congressman was asked to give himself a grade. He initially spoke in broad strokes about how he did, bringing up his unsuccessful run against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018.
The former Texas lawmaker came clean in a Medium post, saying he found out through old family records.
Democrat 2020 presidential candidate Robert Francis "Beto" O’Rourke campaigned in Mexico Sunday with migrants not admitted to the U.S. at the southern border.
Beto O’Rourke, the guy who once had an abundance of media love and Democrat adoration, pretty much put a stop to his presidential aspirations during the opening moments of his party’s first televised debate when he suddenly, inexplicably, broke into Spanish while answering a question from NBC host Savannah Guthrie. Even Cory Booker, down two podium to O’Rourke’s right, was like, what the freak, man?
Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke raised $3.6 million over the last three months of his 2020 presidential campaign, putting him far off the pace he set over the first few weeks of his bid. The Texas Democrat received 120,000 donations and the average donation came in at $30. The campaign said
“Something that we’ve been thinking about and talking about in town hall meetings and out on the campaign — the legacy of slavery in the United States — now has a much more personal connection,” O’Rourke wrote. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Sunday disclosed that he and his wife are both descended from slave owners. The [
Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke is reckoning with his history, which he now says includes slave owners. The Texas politician revealed late Sunday in a post he wrote on Medium that ancestors of both him and his wife owned slaves in the 1850s and ’60s. O’Rourke’s paternal great-great-great