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Texas 2020 Elections

Beto O'Rourke kicks off presidential campaign in Texas

The former congressman and U.S. Senate nominee held the first of three Saturday launch rallies in his hometown of El Paso, and planned gatherings later in the day at Texas Southern University in Houston and at the Texas Capitol in Austin.

Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, along with wife Amy and children Ulysses, Molly and Henry, officially launch the 2020 campaign in El Paso on March 30, 2019.

Texas 2020 Elections

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Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks to supporters gathered in front of the state Capitol in Austin, his last stop on his three-city tour that included El Paso and Houston.
Beto O'Rourke holds his first official 2020 presidential campaign rally, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre
Supporters of President Donald Trump hold a counter rally during Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's official campaign launch in El Paso on March 30, 2019.
Beto O'Rourke holds his first official 2020 presidential campaign rally on March 30, 2019 in El Paso.
Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks at a rally in Houston on March 30, 2019. Houston is O'Rourke's second campaign stop in Texas for the day; after a morning rally in El Paso, he'll finish the day in Austin.

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