Beto O'Rourke is dominating the headlines today.
Why? The former congressman is jumping into the crowded pool of Democrats running for president in the 2020 election.
We've put together the full picture here, using most relevant intel from around the Internet today.
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“Man, I’m just born to be in it.” Beto O’Rourke seemed to come from nowhere to the brink of a presidential candidacy—but he’s been on this journey for his whole life. O’Rourke spoke with Joe Hagan. Photographs by Annie Leibovitz. https://t.co/WhmQGZnbUg pic.twitter.com/a7DCoaZdtd— VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) March 13, 2019
What's Up With Beto O'Rourke — In 2 Quick Minutes
Beto O'Rourke texts El Paso TV station KTSM that he’s in for 2020 run: “I'm really proud of what El Paso did and what El Paso represents It's a big part of why I'm running. This city is the best example of this country at its best." https://t.co/RPRCzwzCb8— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) March 14, 2019
More Than 258K People Are Talking About This
Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke confirmed he will announce a presidential bid on Thursday, TV station KTSM says. https://t.co/NpoqnbI9jP— Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) March 13, 2019
Beto O'Rourke is running for president— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) March 14, 2019
This contradicts what he promised last year:
“I’m not looking at 2020. In fact, I’m completely ruling that out. Not going to do that...Win or lose, I’m not running in 2020...Since people have asked, the answer's no”pic.twitter.com/0fTVFxC9o1
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