• Beto O'Rourke is quickly becoming a national figure for Democrats at a time when the party has no clear leader

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Rep. Beto O'Rourke is quickly emerging as a national figure for the Democratic Party at a time when it's struggling to find a clear leader and overcome its somewhat stale image with voters nationwide.
    O'Rourke is running against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in Texas in one of the most watched races in the US.
    O'Rourke drew massive crowds along the campaign trail, and some polls have found him trailing Cruz by only single digits .
    The Democratic congressman went viral after defending NFL players who kneel during the national anthem, giving him a new level of exposure.
    Rep. Beto O'Rourke is...
    Read more ...