Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke is an American politician who represented Texas's 16th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 2013 to 2019. O'Rourke also sought the 2020 Democratic nomination for President of the United States.
Beto O'Rourke bowed out of the presidential race Friday, surprising staffers and supporters in Iowa, where he was scheduled to speak at a Democratic party event. The Democratic candidates are entering.. CBS News - Published
A year ago, Beto O'Rourke was the hottest thing since sliced bread on the political scene. In the first day of his campaign, he raised a staggering $6.1 million. And according to Politico, there's no..
Beto O'Rourke may have just lied about his stance on gun confiscation. For the last two months, Beto has pushed the idea of mandatory buy-backs of AR-15s. When asked if he was going to take them from..
Is Beto O'Rourke is viable Presidential candidate? Not if you look at his poll numbers. A new Quinnipiac poll shows him languishing at 1% among Democratic voters. That hasn't stopped Beto from trying..
A new Quinnipiac poll was released Thursday. The poll is bad news for Bet O'Rourke. He needs 3% to qualify the November debates. If he doesn't get into the debates on Thursday it will be very hard for..
Yesterday's Democratic primary debate was the last shot for former Texas congressman, Beto O'Rourke. While O'Rourke has made headlines in recent months over gun control. Business Insider polling shows..
Why is Beto O'Rourke still in the Presidential race? His poll numbers are abysmal. His fundraising is sluggish, to put it mildly. Yet, here he is is, plugging away. To anyone paying attention, his goal..
Beto O'Rourke raised $6-million dollars in the first 24-hours of his Presidential campaign. Oh, how times have changed. Just a few months later, In the third quarter of 2019, O'Rourke is struggling to..
On Thursday night, Beto O’Rourke vowed to revoke the tax exempt status of churches that oppose same-sex marriage. ---So as president ... we are going to stop those who are infringing on the rights of..
The news keeps getting worse for beleaguered Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke. O'Rourke is struggling in the polls. He went from being one of the top candidates to an also-ran in the bottom of the..
The National Rifle Association was in trouble earlier this year. Membership was down, donations were down, and infighting consumed the group. But then, bungling Beto O'Rourke told voters he was going..
Beto O'Rourke doesn't seem to have a plan to become the Democratic nominee. He started off well. In the beginning he raised over $6 million in 24-hours. However, as Americans got to know him his they..
Democratic presidential hopefuls Beto O'Rourke, billionaire activist Tom Steyer and Senator Amy Klobuchar on Saturday said the impeachment investigation of President Trump must continue. Steyer said he..
Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Joe Biden are the top three candidates of the 2020 Democratic race. Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke, however, has languished in obscurity for months. According to..
Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign has been struggling for months. He has polled between 1% and 0%, nationally and in state-by-state polling. He doesn't even poll in the top 8 in his own home state..
When a pre-spring blizzard shut down air travel on the east coast last week, two Texas Congressmen-- one Democrat and one Republican-- booked a rental car and hit the road together. Thirty-six hours.. CBS News - Published
Former Congressman Beto O'Rourke ended his presidential campaign on Friday. The news broke just hours before O'Rourke was expected to speak with the rest of the Democratic candidates at a dinner in.. CBS News - Published
Speaking to supporters in Des Moines, former Representative Beto O’Rourke of Texas pledged to support the Democratic nominee in 2020 “with everything that I’ve got.” NYTimes.com - Published Also reported by •CBS News
Harris also cut her entire field team in the state — over half the New Hampshire staff is being laid off. And Beto O'Rourke announced he's ending his presidential bid late Friday afternoon CBS News - Published
This week on "Face the Nation," Margaret Brennan traveled to El Paso to sit down with 2020 candidate Beto O'Rourke. Plus, Rep. Will Hurd, Homeland Security Committee Chairman Sen. Ron Johnson and Sen... CBS News - Published
Beto O'Rourke, the former member of Congress from El Paso, Texas, joins Major Garrett to discuss the latest on the shooting at an El Paso Walmart that left at least 20 dead and more than two dozen.. CBS News - Published
Ted Cruz thinks Beto O'Rourke's supporters have a powerful motivation for voting in the Texas Senate race: anger over President Trump. Hear from both candidates Sunday on 60 Minutes at 7 p.m. ET/PT. CBS News - Published
CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe and Axios political reporter Alexi McCammond join CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss Beto O'Rourke's influence on the 2020 race and the Democratic party's lack.. CBS News - Published
Former Texas Congressman and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has denied reports that he tried to leave the scene of a 1998 DWI crash. Texas Tribune investigative reporter Jay Root.. CBS News - Published
Beto O'Rourke is trying to break through a crowded field of 2020 Democratic campaign, less than one year after his failed Senate campaign in Texas. The new HBO documentary "Running With Beto".. CBS News - Published
Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has ended his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. This comes the same day former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke rolled out a revamped.. CBS News - Published
Democratic pesidential candidate Beto O'Rourke spoke with CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Tim Perry in a wide-ranging interview Thursday night. O'Rourke talked about his proposal to help Americans with.. CBS News - Published
Beto O'Rourke dismissed criticisms of his sweeping gun control proposal, telling CBS News in an interview that he expects gun owners will go along with his plan to institute a "mandatory buyback" of.. CBS News - Published
President Trump hit his usual talking points at a Dallas rally on Thursday, although he zeroed in on religion and gun for the Texas crowd. He also criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and his 2020.. CBS News - Published
President Trump spent Thursday in Texas. Gromer Jeffers, a political writer for the Dallas Morning News, joins "Red and Blue" to discuss the state Democrats say could become a battleground ahead of.. CBS News - Published
Former Congressman Beto O'Rourke of Texas spoke more at Tuesday's debate than at previous debates, although part of his time was spent in a testy exchange with Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg on gun.. CBS News - Published
Jen O'Malley Dillon, campaign manager for former Texas congressman and Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, spoke to CBSN's Caitlin Huey-Burns ahead of Tuesday's debate in Ohio. The two.. CBS News - Published
Just days after calling for new restrictions on e-cigarettes, the president is spending the weekend at the White House considering an even more contentious issue: gun control. His administration could.. CBS News - Published
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says he came to support a mandatory buyback program for assault weapons after speaking to mass shooting survivors in El Paso. (Oct. 2)
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Former Congressman Beto O'Rourke visited Los Angeles Tuesday to learn about the city's homelessness crisis. CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Tim Perry joins CBSN to discuss O'Rourke's focus on the.. CBS News - Published