2020 Presidential Race

Watch Beto O'Rourke's first Texas rally as a presidential candidate

Watch O'Rourke's rally in El Paso.

Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke speaks during a campaign stop at The Beancounter Coffeehouse & Drinkery in Burlington, Iowa.

2020 Presidential Race

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Beto O'Rourke kicked off a day of rallies across Texas in his hometown of El Paso Saturday morning. Re-watch the rally in this tweet below.

Saturday's rally was O'Rourke's first Texas event since he announced March 14 he was running for president. He was fresh off an 11-day trip across multiple states. He will hold rallies in Houston and Austin later in the day Saturday.