AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke announced Thursday that he'll seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, ending months of intense speculation over whether he'd try to translate his newfound political celebrity into a White House bid. Until he challenged Republican Sen. Ted Cruz last year, O'Rourke was little known outside his hometown of El Paso. But the Spanish-speaking 46-year-old former punk rocker became a sensation during a campaign that used grassroots organizing… Read at AP News
Latest Articles View all
Does an Ohio Anti-Abortion Bill Ban Birth Control?
17 May 2019 HB 182 would limit access to, but not criminalize use of, certain types of birth control.
Did Joe Biden Once Say That Roe v. Wade “Went Too Far”?
17 May 2019 The origin of this claim was an interview conducted with then-Senator Biden in 1974.
Is This a Photograph of a Young Donald Trump?
17 May 2019 Sometimes distorting visual reality is as easy as pushing a button.
Was Canada Under an E. Coli-Related Boil Water Notice in the Spring of 2019?
17 May 2019 An inaccurate, partially plagiarized post on an obscure blog caused widespread concern in April and May 2019.
Is an Incurable “Mexican Blood Flu” Creating a Health Crisis at the Southern Border?
17 May 2019 Claims of a virulent outbreak at the U.S.-Mexico border mix inaccurate assertions from politicians with the claims of a supplement-peddling conspiracy publisher.