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Beto O'Rourke: Corporate or Progressive Democrat?

Beto O’Rourke: Corporate or Progressive Democrat?

March 24, 2019

O’Rourke is a member of the New Democrat Coalition, a caucus with close connections to the finance, insurance and real estate industries; Beto’s supporters call him a progressive Democrat – with Jacqueline Luqman, Norman Solomon and host Paul Jay

Reinventing Beto: How a GOP Accessory Became a Top Democratic Contender for President

Reinventing Beto: How a GOP Accessory Became a Top Democratic Contender for President

March 21, 2019

By Norman Solomon To understand Beto O’Rourke as a candidate, it’s vital to go beneath the surface of his political backstory. News watchers are already well aware of the former Texas congressman’s good looks, charisma, youthful energy and fundraising prowess. But most remain unaware of an inconvenient truth that could undermine the O’Rourke campaign among…