Fighting for Immigrants on the Border

Posted by Sara Spector
(@Sara Spector)

This is Beto O’Rourke. Cute, right? I know. Aside from being the proud owner of a smile that makes you weak at the knees, Mr. O’Rourke is a U.S. Representative for Texas’s 16th Congressional District, and is currently in the running for Senator of Texas. If I were Ted Cruz, I’d be shaking in my $1,000 ostrich-skin cowboy boots.

Beto has ignited a flame in Texas. He has managed to excite thousands of previously-dormant Democrats into action with his policies and personability. Where most candidates use charm and charisma, Beto gets by on genuine interest in and care for the citizens of Texas.

Despite running on a progressive immigration platform in a state infamous for its border security, Beto has managed to run one of the most successful publicly funded campaigns in Texas history. He has truly made his mark on Texas, personally visiting all 254 counties throughout his campaign. Win or lose, Beto has certainly set a new standard for Texas politicians, and politicians everywhere.

Check out his immigration policies here.

Check out his campaign video below:

 

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