Beto O'Rourke

A conversation with Beto O'Rourke

Full video of my 11/4 conversation with U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, Democrat of El Paso. Topics discussed included border security, free trade, term limits, the 2016 presidential race and his possible run for the U.S. Senate.

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Video: Homeland Security Begins at Home

Here's full video of our "Homeland Security Begins at Home" panel discussion Saturday at The Texas Tribune Festival. The panel featured U.S. Reps. Joaquin Castro, Henry Cuellar, Blake Farenthold, Beto O'Rourke and John Ratcliffe.

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Graphic by Todd Wiseman

TribWeek: In Case You Missed It

Aaronson interactively asks if stimulus funds created jobs in Texas, Aguilar on new voter registrar rules that could decrease voter turnout, Galbraith on a UT professor's debunking of climate change "myths," Grissom on an epic clash of El Paso political titans, Hamilton on the right's new higher ed guru, Murphy maps household data from the 2010 Census, Ramsey on a coming rules fight in the Texas Senate, Root and M. Smith on Rick Perry's performance at the New Hampshire debate and M. Smith talks public ed cuts with the state's Superintendent of the Year: The best of our best content from October 10-14, 2011.

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In El Paso, an Epic Clash of Political Titans

The stage is set for an epic political battle between two El Paso political powerhouses: an established incumbent congressman touting his seniority and accomplishments and a young former councilman in the city’s “progressive” camp.

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