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Beto O'Rourke announces he will run for president in 2020

Former congressman Beto O'Rourke is running for president.

Posted: Mar 14, 2019 3:46 AM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Former congressman Beto O'Rourke is running for president.

The 46-year-old officially announced his 2020 Democratic primary bid Thursday with an online post. After months of teasing a bid, he's finally, formally hoping to turn buzz from a close loss in Texas' 2018 Senate race into a bid for the White House.

This is a developing story and we will add more information as we receive updates. 

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