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EntertainmentOprah to interview Beto O'Rourke and others during Times Square sit down series

21:41  11 january  2019
21:41  11 january  2019 Source:   nydailynews.com

Beto O'Rourke still undecided as 2020 White House buzz grows

Beto O'Rourke still undecided as 2020 White House buzz grows When it comes to a 2020 presidential run, Beto O'Rourke is still playing hard to get. The Democratic congressman murmured "No decision. No decision on that" when playfully pressed about launching a White House bid during a town hall in his native El Paso on Friday. O'Rourke almost upset Republican Sen. Ted Cruz to become the first Democrat to win Texas statewide office since 1994. Since then, O'Rourke has said he'll finish his term Jan. 3, then decide on a presidential bid.

Robert Francis " Beto " O ' Rourke (/ˈbɛ.toʊ oʊ.rɔːrk/, Spanish: [ˈbe̞.t̪o]; born September 26, 1972) is an American businessman and politician who served Texas's 16th congressional district for three terms

Democratic congressman Beto O ’ Rourke of Texas came to national prominence in 2018 through his high-profile campaign to unseat incumbent Republican U.S. senator Ted Cruz. During the course of his campaign, the Democratic candidate has been confronted with various claims and allegations about

Oprah to interview Beto O'Rourke and others during Times Square sit down series© FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP/Getty Images

Oprah Winfrey will sit down with former Congressman Beto O’Rourke during a star-studded event next month in New York City.

The famed talk show host will interview the potential 2020 Democratic contender at the Playstation Theater on 44th St. as part of a special for her OWN network on Feb. 5, according to an announcement made on Friday.

O’Rourke, whose unsuccessful bid to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) drew national attention, will be joined by actors Bradley Cooper and Michael B. Jordan, Time’s Up President Lisa Borders and philanthropist Melinda Gates at the event dubbed “Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square.”

Martin O’Malley says he’s not running in 2020, endorses Beto O'Rourke

Martin O’Malley says he’s not running in 2020, endorses Beto O'Rourke Democrat Martin O’Malley said he would not seek his party's nomination for the right to challenge President Trump. O'Malley sought the 2016 Democratic nomination, but dropped out of the race after his Iowa Caucuses support came in at less than 1 percent. Instead for 2020, O’Malley is backing outgoing Rep. Beto O’Rourke. The El Paso Democrat is considering a White House bid after waging a closer-than-expected, but still losing, 2018 race against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. “People are looking for a new leader who can bring us together. They are looking for a unifier and a healer.

Beto O ’ Rourke at Natachee’s Supper ’n Punch restaurant in Houston. CreditBryan Schutmaat for The New York Times . But Beto is more than passable. Many of his campaign events are mobbed. People line up for selfies and then insist on hugs. Beto O ’ Rourke at a town hall meeting at the University of

The latest Tweets from Beto O ' Rourke (@ BetoORourke ): "So excited for El Paso and for the country that @vgescobar will be representing us in Congress beginning today. There is not a stronger, smarter, more effective advocate for our community, for the border and for the best traditions of this country.

Oprah to interview Beto O'Rourke and others during Times Square sit down series© PAUL RATJE / AFP/Getty Images Winfrey will interview each of the celebs one-on-one and will focus on “how each of the guests created an impact and shifted the conversation in their respective fields of entertainment, politics and culture in the last year,” according to the announcement.

O’Rourke has remained in the spotlight following his failed Senate race as speculation swirls about whether he’ll entered the soon-to-be crowded field of candidates seeking to unseat President Trump in 2020.

On Thursday, the social media savvy lawmaker live streamed a visit to his dentist and discussed border security. Other such live clips have featured the 46-year-old eating guacamole and chips while driving and building an igloo with his family.

Martin O'Malley won't run for president in 2020, urges Beto O'Rourke to get in race

Martin O'Malley won't run for president in 2020, urges Beto O'Rourke to get in race BALTIMORE - Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who was considered a potential Democratic candidate for president following a failed 2016 bid, said Thursday he will not run in 2020 and instead urged U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke to get in the race in a Des Moines Register op-ed. O'Malley, also a former mayor of Baltimore, said his "long-shot presidential candidacy" in 2016 "found its flame extinguished between a rock and an angry place in my own party." He said O'Rourke, who came close in the 2018 midterm elections to unseating Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in Texas, "ran a disciplined and principled campaign that also managed to be raw, authentic, and real.

El Paso Congressman Beto O ' Rourke calls for new progressive leadership in the Democratic Party Congressman Beto O ’ Rourke Christ Chavez. Beto O ’ Rourke should’ve been a long shot when he When you broke down his daily agenda as to how we should be spending our time , more than half of

Beto O ' Rourke is a good-looking, Kennedyesque longshot in a deep red state, but the Democratic representative from A woman came up, looked at O ’ Rourke , and said, “Are you who I think you are?” He had just won a long-shot race for a House seat that had garnered some national attention, so he

Tickets for the Winfrey event go on sale next week.

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