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Beto O'Rourke

Beto O'Rourke

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Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke answers questions during a town hall meeting at the Gateway Area Community Center on Bluff Boulevard in Clinton, Iowa Monday, June 6, 2019.

Name: Beto O'Rourke

Age: 46

City, State: El Paso, Tex.

Known for: O'Rourke served as a representative from Texas in the U.S. Congress from 2013 to 2019. He unsuccessfully ran for Senate in 2018 against Sen. Ted Cruz. The campaign, which generated historic youth and minority turnout, vaulted O'Rourke to political stardom.


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