Category: Rourke

Beto O’Rourke Says He Raised More Than $6 Million Online in 24 Hours

Beto O’Rourke Says He Raised More Than $6 Million Online in 24 Hours

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke raised more than $6 million online during the first 24 hours after he announced his White House bid, the highest 24-hour number reported by any candidate, his campaign said Monday. The “record-breaking” $6.1 million came “without a dime” from political action committees, corporations or special interests, O’Rourke spokesman…

Beto O’Rourke Was Reportedly a Member of a ‘Hacktivist’ Group. What’s That?

Beto O’Rourke Was Reportedly a Member of a ‘Hacktivist’ Group. What’s That?

Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke was once a member of computer hacktivist group called Cult of the Dead Cow (CDC), Reuters reported Friday. During his time as a member of the CDC — originators of the term “hacktivism” and one of the oldest hacker clubs in the U.S. — a teenage…

Beto O’Rourke Announces He’s Running for President

Beto O’Rourke Announces He’s Running for President

Beto O’Rourke, the Texas Democrat who narrowly lost a U.S. Senate election to Ted Cruz in November, announced he was running for President in a video posted online on Thursday. “I’m running to serve you as the next President of the United States of America,” he said. On the same day, O’Rourke embarked on a…

Beto O’Rourke to Make 2020 Presidential Run Decision ‘Before The End Of The Month’

Beto O’Rourke to Make 2020 Presidential Run Decision ‘Before The End Of The Month’

(NEW YORK) — Breaking months of near-silence about his political future, Democrat Beto O’Rourke said Tuesday that he would announce his decision about a 2020 presidential run “before the end of the month” and suggested he’s leaning toward it. The former Texas congressman, who found political stardom in his unsuccessful Senate bid last fall, opened…