Beto O’Rourke did all the right things to prepare for a successful presidential campaign. He married a real-estate heiress. He saved money by refusing to give to charity. He served in Congress. He ran for Senate against a loathed Republican incumbent. He was lauded in the press, and cheered on by celebrities. He played guitar with Willie Nelson. He accepted defeat, unlike Stacey Abrams. He soul searched. He blogged about his interactions with real Americans. He live-streamed his dental exam. He was featured on the cover of Vanity Fair. With a dog. Wearing jeans.
Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D.) was slammed on Friday for not endorsing Gina Ortiz-Jones, a Democratic congressional candidate who narrowly lost to incumbent Rep. Will Hurd (R., Texas).
The attorney for a security guard injured in a 2015 terror attack in Garland, Texas, has filed an appeal in the U.S. Fifth Circuit after the original lawsuit was dismissed in December.
That’s the word I kept hearing repeated as women gathered in Texas hill country last week for A Girl & A Gun’s sold out national conference.
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke likened his service in Congress to contributions to charity on Tuesday when responding to a critic of his low charitable giving.
EL PASO — I can see Mexico from my hotel. Like a fulsome bride, she shimmers in the distance. Su nombre: Heroica Ciudad Juárez. Bob Dylan once warned of visiting on rainy days in spring time. But the sky is clear. A stiff breeze rattles the window pane. Is it Mexican wind? Impossible to say without breathing …
The high school yearbooks of former Texas congressman Robert Francis O’Rourke make no mention of him as “Beto,” the nickname he says “just stuck” with him ever since he was growing up.
Laura Moser, a failed 2018 progressive candidate who ran in Texas’ 7th Congressional District, suggested Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) was giving the party’s progressive base “a big middle finger” by hiring the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s communications director.
Justice Democrats, a progressive political action committee that helped recruit and elect Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.), announced Friday it had selected its first Democrat to unseat in the 2020 elections.