NPR: To Win Texas, Beto O’Rourke Is Running To The Left


…Beto O’Rourke is an unapologetic, unabashed liberal, who’s shown no interest in moving toward the political middle after his victory in the Texas Democratic primary.

On issues like universal health care, an assault weapons ban, abortion rights and raising the minimum wage, O’Rourke has staked out progressive positions. The Democrat even raised the specter of impeachment after President Trump’s Helsinki press conference with Vladimir Putin — although O’Rourke has since walked back that position some.

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