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Vow to Ban Assault Weapons Gives O’Rourke Debate Breakout

WASHINGTON — For a few moments anyway, there was a sense of what people once called "Beto-mania." Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke delivered a debate performance on Thursday in Houston that at times reminded a national audience why he became a Democra...
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O’Rourke’s Fundraising Woes Revive Concerns About Campaign

WASHINGTON — Beto O'Rourke stormed into the presidential race arguing his experience growing up along the southern border and a relatively moderate approach to politics would distinguish him in a crowded field. But four months into his campaign, other — pre...
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Trump Insists There’s More to Mexico Deal Than Meets the Eye

STERLING, Va. — Stung by criticism that his deal to avert threatened Mexican tariffs mostly ramps up existing efforts, President Donald Trump is insisting there's more to it than meets the eye. "We have fully signed and documented another very important par...
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Beto O’Rourke Hires Obama Delegate Guru Jeff Berman

WASHINGTON — Beto O'Rourke has hired one of the masterminds behind Barack Obama's unlikely 2008 primary victory, part of the Democratic candidate's efforts to balance his freewheeling style with the organizational demands of a presidential campaign. In outw...