Ex punk-rocker O'Rourke launches longshot bid against Cruz
"Congressman Beto O'Rourke has a big announcement to make on Friday", the email said, soliciting contributions and offering the recipient the opportunity to sign up to "be the first to know what it is" he plans to announce.
Democrats seldom dump much, if any cash into Texas Senate races for obvious reasons - their money is better spent in states they have a chance of winning. "We both agreed that we've got to come to our decisions about the whether to enter the race", Castro said.
Beto O'Rourke will reportedly announce his challenge to Sen.
Par for the Democratic course, O'Rourke endorsed Hillary for President in 2016 and served as a superdelegate at the Democratic convention.
Trump Has Visited His Golf Courses 13 Times as President
Social media users were quick to point out that the President travelled twice to a golf resort in Virigina over the weekend. For Trump, who usually spends his weekends at his "Winter White House" in Mar-a-Lago, this seemed groundbreaking.
"It's no secret that Joaquin is heavily weighing a Senate run, and he will continue to have those discussions with his family, friends and supporters across Texas".
O'Rourke said he speaks to Castro daily. Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX) has also expressed interest in taking up a bid for the Senate seat.
U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, appears poised to announce Friday that he is running in 2018 for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Ted Cruz. An ardent proponent of term limits for members of Congress, he self-imposed a limit of four terms on his time in the House, meaning he would not be running for reelection in 2020. The former punk rocker made national headlines earlier this month for going on a bipartisan road trip across the country with Rep.
No matter who the Democratic nominee is, a race against Cruz will be an uphill slog. O'Rourke is still relatively unknown in Washington and in Texas, and El Paso has never produced a statewide elected official. An able campaigner, the Texas senator boosted his national prominence previous year after finishing second in the crowded 2016 GOP presidential primary. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, demonstrated a talent for winning positive notice and using social media to engage a large audience.
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The Democrats, citing press reports , said each of Trump's weekend trips to his Florida estate costs about $3 million. The president has spent half of his weekends since taking office at the private club he owns in Palm Beach, Fla.
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Tillerson said the strategy was working well in Iraq, adding that the alliance was looking at a similar approach in Syria. Tillerson said the flow of foreign fighters into Syria and Iraq was down 90 percent over the past year.
North Korea may have launched several missiles on Wednesday morning, Kyodo News reported, citing a Japanese government source. North Korea after test fire of their latest rocket engine performed on Saturday performed trial of prototype of ICBM missile.
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Ford Recalls 230K Vehicles To Correct Fire Hazard
About 208,584 of the affected vehicles are in the USA and federalized territories, 21,854 are in Canada and 318 are in Mexico. Dealerships will replace the current two-piece driveshaft in favor of a three-piece unit with two center bearing brackets.
How to watch France vs. Spain
According to our predictions based on France and Spain teams recent performance and stats, Spain will win this match by 3-2. Italy overcame an early deficit to beat Netherlands 2-1, adding to the Dutch sides' recent woes.
Prince Harry to move in with actress girlfriend
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Texas Senate OKs revisions to Texas contentious voter ID law
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