Beto O’Rourke Smashes First Day Fundraising Record

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Beto O’Rourke is continuing to break records.

In the first day of his presidential campaign the former congressman from Texas raised over $6.1 million, according to NBC News. This is  the largest first-day fundraising total of any 2020 Democratic contender to date, including Bernie Sanders. read more

CNN Panel Accuses O’Rourke of Benefiting From ‘White Male Privilege’

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Is the Democratic Party ready to nominate a white male presidential candidate?

Members of a panel on CNN this morning said they were not so sure, referring to the announcement that former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke will be running for president next year. read more

O’Rourke Rips Trump, Shows Democrats How To Go Viral

Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) on Friday released a 48-second video lambasting President Donald Trump and his ridiculous demands for a border wall with Mexico.

In posting the video the outgoing Congressman showed the political world two things: read more

Biden, Sanders and O’Rourke Lead in First 2020 Iowa Poll

People obsessed with presidential politics often look to Iowa for early indications of which candidates might be favored to win their party’s nomination. This is because for decades Iowa has held presidential nominating caucuses before any other states hold primaries. read more

O’Rourke Rockets Into Second Place in CNN Ranking of 2020 Candidates

Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) on Thursday jumped from tenth to second place in CNN rankings of prospective 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.

By placing O’Rourke second on his monthly “power rankings” of potential Democratic candidates, CNN’s Chris Cillizza put him ahead of many others who had been considered leading contenders for the 2020 nomination. The Texas Congressman now ranks ahead of former Vice President Joe Biden and Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). read more

GOP Expert: O’Rourke Has ‘Significant Advantage’ Over Other Democrats

Republican consultant Mattie Duppler says that Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) has a “significant advantage” over other possible Democratic 2020 candidates for president.

After losing his Texas Senate race to Ted Cruz it is not certain that O’Rourke will even be running for the Democratic nomination in 2020. read more

Beto O’Rourke Says He May Run for President in 2020

Beto O’Rourke sent a thrill through his most loyal supporters on Monday when he said  that he is no longer ruling out a run for president in 2020. If he does decide to run he will join many nationally prominent Democrats in an already-crowded primary field. read more