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Why This Progressive Texan Can't Get Excited About Beto O'Rourke
I'm not sure we need another Obama, or another of any Democrat we've had recently: I think the times both call for and allow for a left-populist candidate with uncompromising progressive principles. I don't see that in O'Rourke.
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The border O’Rourke showed Texas wasn’t Cruz’s or Trump’s Wild West, where undocumented immigrants wreak havoc. It’s a city full of welcoming people who take pride in living in a binational community. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Beto O’Rourke’s Lasting Legacy
The competitive campaigns of red-state progressives like Beto redefined several states seemingly overnight
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WTF White Women?
In terms of white women's voting habits, 2016 was bad—and 2018 was worse
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After Backlash Over 'Cynical Effort to Suppress Latino Vote' in Beto's Hometown, Border Patrol Cancels Election Day Crowd Control Exercise
"It shouldn't have taken outrage from us, congressmen, and the community for them to recognize that this would cause serious problems on #ElectionDay," says the ACLU of Texas
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The Tornillo detention camp represents a major shift in the policy and practice of putting the best interests of the child first. (Photo: HHS) Views
Warehousing Immigrant Children in the Texas Desert
Considering that many of these children have family members or sponsors waiting to care for their safety and well-being, the government’s insistence on warehousing them at Tornillo is a moral disgrace
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Watch: Beto O'Rourke Denounces Trump for Inviting Nation to 'Hate Openly, Unapologetically'
"I think he's trying to play upon the worst impulses of this country," the congressman said while urging voters to challenge the president's rhetoric and policies by turning out for the Nov. 6 midterm elections
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'Making Sacrifices for All of Us,' Indigenous Water Protectors Arrested at Pipeline Company's Shareholder Meeting
"They've shackled grandmothers, used attack dogs on people, lied, stole, bribed, maimed, and poisoned, all over the lands."
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Stacey Abrams of Georgia, Andrew Gillum of Florida, and Beto O'Rourke of Texas aim to capitalize on a "blue wave" in 2018 to make Democratic inroads and shake up politics in the South. Views
How the 2018 'Blue Wave' Could Shake Up Southern Politics
A new round of Democratic victories in the South in 2018 could give progressives an opportunity to capitalize on demographic changes and gain a political foothold to begin shifting the balance of power in Southern states
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With Campaign Only 'Powered by People,' Beto O'Rourke Shatters All-Time Senate Fundraising Record With $38 Million Haul
"No PACs, no special interests, no corporations," declares Democrat vying to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz in Texas. "All people, all the time, everywhere, every single day."
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At Concert Attended by 50,000 Texans, Beto O'Rourke and Willie Nelson Team Up to Deliver Simple Message: 'Vote 'Em Out'
"This is a campaign for the future, because the people of the future, our kids and our grandkids, are depending on what we do at this moment."
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