"I'm really proud of what El Paso did and what El Paso represents", O'Rourke said of his hometown in a text to TV station KTSM, which first reported his entry into the race.
Democrat Beto O'Rourke urged full legalization of marijuana in the U.S.in remarks on the first day of his 2020 presidential run, but also called for stigmatizing the drug like tobacco to discourage children from using it.
While he narrowly lost his U.S. Senate race to incumbent Republican Ted Cruz a year ago, O'Rourke managed to build a nationwide following with his unconventional, optimistic style combined with a populist message that brought in nearly US$80 million in primarily small donations.
Beyond a previously announced event in Waterloo, Iowa on Saturday, O'Rourke is expected to visit other towns in eastern Iowa, traditionally a Democratic stronghold, Politico said.
The Patriots Have Reportedly Signed A New WR
Dec 16, 2018; Jacksonville, FL: Washington Redskins wide receiver Maurice Harris works out prior to the game at TIAA Bank Field. The 5-foot-9, 200-pound receiver has played four National Football League seasons, missing the 2016 season due to injury.
Vanity Fair quoted O'Rourke as saying in an interview published on Wednesday that he was aware of his disadvantage as a white man at a time when many in the Democratic Party want a woman or a person of color for president. In an encouraging sign, however, a third of respondents said they did not know enough about him to have an opinion.
O'Rourke, a 46-year-old former three-term United States representative from West Texas, made the announcement online. O'Rourke accused Trump of stoking "false fear" about immigrants. "I don't see how we're able to meet any of the fundamental challenges that we have as a country without, in part, harnessing the power of the market".
O'Rourke, whose given name is Robert Francis, acquired his nickname while growing up in El Paso, Texas.
In 2018 speculation began that Mr O'Rourke may decide to run after his campaign for the US Senate proved his worth.
A member of Google's staff has broken the world record for calculating Pi to the highest number of digits - at 31 trillion . Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter and it is represented by the three numbers of 3.14.
The late goal was the forward's second of the night, and it all but sealed Arsenal's place in the Europa League quarterfinals. After 15 minutes of the second leg, it seemed as though Arsenal were going to cruise into the quarter-finals.
Stocks are moving steadily higher in midday trading on Wall Street, putting the market on track for its third gain in a row. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1.5 percent to 28,821.14 and Seoul's Kospi gained 0.9 percent to 2,157.18.
In Huntsville, engine production capacity will increase from 670,000 to 900,000 with the expansion by the end of 2021. It is the only Toyota plant in the world that produces 4-cylinder, 6-cylinder and 8-cylinder engines under one roof.
The actress will be booked and is expected to make an initial appearance Wednesday afternoon in federal court in Los Angeles. She caught heat for talking on her channel about how she doesn't really want to do any school work while she's there.
Bennett even managed to hate the Patriots while his brother, Martellus, was winning a Super Bowl with the team. This will be Bennett's fourth National Football League team and he discussed what joining a new team is like.
Clinton-Dix, a first-round pick of the Packers in 2014, was traded to the Washington Redskins at the trade deadline last season. The Chicago Bears are going all Crimson Tide on the back end of their defense for the 2019 National Football League season.
The Facebook family of apps, including Instagram , were down for almost 14 hours, according to CNN . Facebook is back at full speed a day after its biggest outage blackout ever .
Russian crew blasts off to International Space Station
The system detached a capsule with the crew from the rocket and sent it back down to the ground on a severe ballistic trajectory. Nasa's Nick Hague and his Russian colleague Alexey Ovchinin were on the rocket when it malfunctioned in mid-air on 11 October.