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Democrats nudge Beto O´Rourke
toward 2020 presidential bid after
closer-than-expected loss in Texas

CNN, by Eric Bradner

Original Article

Posted By:NorthernDog, 11/8/2018 11:32:19 PM

Rep. Beto O´Rourke´s closer-than-expected loss Tuesday has fueled optimism among his friends and allies -- as well as Democratic admirers across the country -- that he will run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. (Snip) Another source described having "very initial discussions" with O´Rourke in recent weeks about the prospect of a 2020 bid and what it would take to scale a Senate campaign that operated largely on the candidate´s own gut, without pollsters or a massive team of consultants, up to the national level. But the source said it´s too early for O´Rourke to have made any decisions.

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I bet Trump is cheering on the push for BETO.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: arcady, 11/9/2018 12:12:52 AM     (No. 11825489)

Gotta admit, he´s a natural.
And honestly, the last drunk driving, lying, Dem Irishman got really pretty close too, back in 1979.
Since O´Rourke hasn´t actually killed a woman yet, (as far as we know), he might even do better than Kennedy.
And, he has all that LaSalle Partners Real Estate money behind him, so he´ll be able to buy a lot of Dem votes.
The Dems are nothing if not predictable. Crazy insane....and predictable.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Sandbar, 11/9/2018 12:32:57 AM     (No. 11825517)

Ran his campaign on gut feeling without pollsters or a team of consultants? Sure he did and with mucho dinero from the celebrity crowd. BTW, Beto will prob need a translator for that last sentence. Having never won a statewide race, the Presidency would be quite a leap for a former 3 term congressman.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mamafrog, 11/9/2018 12:36:33 AM     (No. 11825520)

Of course Beto will have a Presidential bid - he won´t be the candidate but he might get the Vice Presidential nod. We haven´t heard the last of him.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: leonardo, 11/9/2018 12:56:41 AM     (No. 11825543)

If Americans could elect the saboteur-con-man Obama, they can elect any "Mr. Cool." And here´s a dandy idea:
why not pair Beto up with Occasional-Cortex as VP?
Two "truly qualified" leaders of a nation in which critical judgment has nearly disappeared and where a hack reporter can disrespectfully confront and hold captive a presidential news conference IN the White House.
Our enemies know that they can only defeat America by poisoning it slowly from within. They have the media and the schools, and they are keeping the hordes flowing in with open borders. Watch it happen right before your apathetic & complacent eyes..

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JediJerry, 11/9/2018 2:09:05 AM     (No. 11825579)

Beto v Trump. Bring it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: kono, 11/9/2018 2:38:46 AM     (No. 11825584)

Closer than expected loss? Wasn´t CNN expecting the fake Mexican to win?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SALady, 11/9/2018 11:18:42 AM     (No. 11826176)

O´Rourke is a Kennedy clone!!! Sadly he is a clone of TED Kennedy instead of JOHN Kennedy!!!!

O´Rourke wilted in his debates with Ted Cruz!!! If he couldn´t compete in debates with Ted Cruz, Donald Trump would DESTROY him!!!!

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