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The Democratic Grassroots, Shelling Out for Beto Once Again

Former Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke endorses former vice president Joe Biden at a campaign event at Gilley’s in Dallas, Texas, U.S., March 2, 2020. (Eric Thayer/Reuters)

The early indication is that Beto O’Rourke, who is running for governor of Texas, had a good first day of fundraising — probably at least a million, perhaps two million.

That’s one to two million in Democratic donor dollars that won’t be spent on Democratic candidates with good chances to win in other states.


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