O'Rourke said that he plans to travel the country and "listen to those who I seek to serve, to understand from your perspective how we can best meet these challenges". "That's part of the problem, and I'm a white man".
Fellow Texan Julian Castro distributed a list of Texas Democrats who had already gotten behind the former federal housing chief's campaign.
O'Rourke is in Iowa for three days of campaigning, which includes canvassing for a Democratic state Senate candidate in an upcoming special election, running a 5K race and taping an episode of a local political podcast.
Following months of speculation, O'Rourke announced that he would be seeking the Democratic nomination for the presidency in 2020 and opted for his campaign slogan to be "Beto for America", which boldly appears on his newly-minted campaign website. He visited with students in the key swing state of Wisconsin. I tell O'Rourke that perhaps he's simply too normal to be president. Trump doesn't seem to have a solid grasp on O'Rourke yet, while he's branded Elizabeth Warren as "Pocahontas" and Bernie Sanders as "crazy", O'Rourke is largely a new character for him. Both events in the Texas city that borders Mexico drew thousands and put the two men's divergent positions on the border wall on sharp display.
Klobuchar was not the only 2020 candidate to welcome O'Rourke on Thursday.
Like progressives such as Sanders, O'Rourke premised much of his appeal in the Senate race on his refusal to accept money from political action committees and instead raised $80 million from small-dollar donors - a national record for a Senate bid.
O'Rourke, 47, served three terms in Congress representing a region of West Texas along the USA border with Mexico.
Acording to the Post, the former congressman's GOP ties are likely to become an issue as he enters a crowded Democratic presidential primary field that has leaned leftward.
O'Rourke's 2018 Senate campaign didn't fit the usual mold.
After Cruz defeated O'Rourke, the former congressman revealed that he was mulling over running for president in 2020, despite repeatedly claiming that it was a "definitive no" regarding whether he would run or not.
He also ranks second all-time on Miami's career passer rating list, behind only Pennington (94.5) and ahead of Dan Marino (86.4). He became the Dolphins' starting quarterback as a rookie in 2012 and has still never taken a postseason snap.
The New Zealand Herald reported that the gunman who livestreamed the attack and is behind the manifesto is an Australian citizen. The country's Prime Minister also released a statement, stating the day was "one of the darkest days in New Zealand's history".
The bridge connects the railway station to the Azad Maidan police station and the Times of India building in south Mumbai . The state's Education Minister Vinod Tawde said an audit of the bridge's safety was carried out a year ago .
I'm tempted to write "Since when do congressional Republicans defy Trump?" but today would be the wrong day to make that point . Democrats speculate that the report might have enough evidence to support an impeachment effort against the president.
No other details were released by prosecutors of the identity of the man, who would be at least in his 60s. But he welcomed the positive news for the six families impacted by the decision to prosecute soldier F.
Ethiopian officials originally asked Germany to analyze the black boxes, but the Germans lack the necessary software. Key congressmen say they will investigate why the FAA approved the Max without requiring more training for pilots.
Barcelona and Juventus come next in the betting ahead of Liverpool , United and Spurs , with Ajax and Porto the two big outsiders. The quarter-final first-legs will be played on April 9-10 with the return legs scheduled for April 16-17.
Campaigners said 15,000 people took part in protests in more than 60 towns and cities across the United Kingdom in February. Elsewhere in New Zealand, Wellington students showed up in force, and of course, they wielded many excellent signs.
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