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Rep. Beto O’Rourke
Beto O'Rourke was elected to represent the people of the 16th District of Texas in November of 2012.

Prior to his Congressional service, Beto O’Rourke served two terms on the El Paso City Council. Born and raised in El Paso, he has been deeply involved in civic, business and community efforts in his hometown.

O'Rourke is a graduate of Columbia University. He is married to Amy Sanders and they have three children together.

Entries by Rep. Beto O’Rourke

So Now What?

(1) Comments | Posted June 1, 2014 | 5:35 PM

VA Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned. While it solves none of the fundamental problems within the VA, it can perhaps remove him as the object of attention and allow us to focus on the underlying, systemic failings that anyone who cared to look would have already known about.


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Repairing Democracy

(22) Comments | Posted March 28, 2014 | 12:43 PM

As freshmen members of the U.S. House of Representatives, we know the corrosive effect the out-of-control campaign finance system is having on our democracy. Every election brings new examples of special interests drowning out the voices of ordinary citizens -- and of candidates who are forced to fight back against...

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