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Beto O’Rourke thinking for 2020 Democratic presidential nomination


Devdiscourse News Desk washington dc United States
Updated: 14-03-2019 05:51 IST
Beto O’Rourke thinking for 2020 Democratic presidential nomination

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Beto O'Rourke, the youthful Texan who gained a national following with his long-shot election battle against U.S. Senator Ted Cruz last year, told a Texas TV station on Wednesday he will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

"I'm really proud of what El Paso did and what El Paso represents," O'Rourke said in a text to TV station KTSM. "It's a big part of why I'm running. This city is the best example of this country at its best."

A formal announcement will be made on Thursday morning, the television station said.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : United States

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