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Beto O'Rourke

Beto O'Rourke addressed an audience of about 100 people in Greenville in 2018.
Mark Haslett

Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke has done what political pundits from coast to coast to coast have speculated he would do. He has declared he is a candidate for president of the United States of America.

O'Rourke Brings Campaign To Northeast Texas

Jan 4, 2018
Beto O'Rourke addressed an audience of about 100 people in Greenville in 2018.
Mark Haslett

It’s next to impossible to talk about Beto O’Rourke without talking about Ted Cruz. The sitting Republican senator is the reason O’Rourke’s candidacy has caught real fire. Left-leaning publications like Mother Jones have not been shy about anointing O’Rourke as the great Blue hope; more centrist publications, like Vanity Fair, have dared to use the K-word to describe him: “Kennedyesque.”