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Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX), on behalf of his organization, Powered by People: Did you see the news this week? Texas gained the most residents in the past decade of any state according to the 2020 census – and as a result,...

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  • May 1, 2021

Just wanted to share this: Texas Senator Ted Cruz was not a fan of a Tuesday Daily Show segment and he let host Trevor Noah know it. The bit was about Congressional reapportionment due to population shifts in the U.S. Those shifts are causing New York to lose a U.S. House seat while Texas picks up...

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  • April 29, 2021

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: Don’t miss your chance to join Beto and other Powered by People volunteers for a virtual phone bank tonight! Sign up here if you’re able to volunteer a couple hours of your time to...

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  • April 27, 2021

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX), and his organization, Powered By People: I'm personally inviting you to join Beto and Powered by People volunteers next Tuesday, April 27, at a virtual phone bank to call voters in Webb County. I've joined Beto on...

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  • April 20, 2021

Received this e-mail yesterday from former Presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX), on behalf of his organization, Powered by People: Having these conversations now (and not in the weeks just before an election) shows our commitment to work with each other even when there’s not an election on the...

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  • April 15, 2021

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX), and his organization, Powered By People: This week, HB 6, an egregious voter suppression bill, took a huge step toward becoming law in Texas. This bill along with SB 7 – which passed the State Senate last...

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  • April 10, 2021

Ted Cruz continued his “Hey, look! I’m not in Cancun!” tour yesterday, traveling to the U.S.-Mexico border in search of a thatch of reeds that in no way made him look like a serial killer floating freshly harvested bodies down the river on jerry-rigged rafts comprised of peat bog residue and...

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  • March 27, 2021

Received this e-mail from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: Just this week, our team found out that there were two voter suppression bills — HB6 in the Texas State House, SB7 in the Texas State Senate — that were going to be introduced....

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  • March 27, 2021

It’s been another very busy week for me so I am playing catch up here. Received this e-mail this week from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: You have a special video message from Beto! Watch it below ↓↓↓ x YouTube Video If you’re able,...

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  • March 20, 2021

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX), on behalf of his organization, Powered By People: An update on our recent work: – For the last six weeks we’ve been knocking on doors in 17 of the lowest-income zip codes in Texas to help register...

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  • March 10, 2021

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: CALLING TEXAS: For those unable to knock on doors, join us for a vaccine registration phone bank to Texas senior citizens on March 9th. With more than 50,000 covid deaths, and Abbott removing...

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  • March 8, 2021

In case you haven’t heard: Speculation raged on social media overnight that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) flew out on vacay to Cancun while his home state of Texas froze and residents scrambled to survive—but his office stayed completely silent on the rumors. However, Fox News and the Associated Press have confirmed Cruz’s completely tone-deaf trip, based...

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  • February 18, 2021

Beto O’Rourke (D. TX) had some harsh words yesterday: x “We are nearing a failed state in Texas. And it has nothing to do with God, or natural disasters. It has everything to do with the leadership and those in the positions of public trust who have failed us,” says...

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  • February 17, 2021

Playing catch up here with my e-mails since it was a very busy week for me. Received this e-mail this week from former Presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX), on behalf of his organization, Powered By People: As President Joe Biden said at his inauguration, “democracy has prevailed.” Last...

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  • February 15, 2021

Received this e-mail from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX), on behalf of his organization, Powered By People: I’ve got some good news. More than 1,500 Texans who receive these emails from me have signed up for trainings to become Volunteer Deputy Registrars (VDRs). In Texas, one must...

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  • February 6, 2021

Received this e-mail this week from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: Beto O’Rourke (D. TX) Within just two weeks of Senator Ted Cruz inciting violence at the U.S. Capitol, Powered by People volunteers sent over 500 letters to local newspaper editors, putting pressure on them...

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  • January 31, 2021

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX), on behalf of his  organization, Powered By People: x Cruz says he’s for the people of Pittsburgh? The same ones whose votes he tried to throw out? Says he’s cares about the welfare of Americans, when he...

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  • January 22, 2021

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: Beto O’Rourke  (D. TX) It’s been one week since the insurrection that took place in the U.S. Capitol and there still has not been any action taken to hold those responsible for inciting the violence....

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  • January 14, 2021

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: Beto O’Rourke (D. TX) Ted Cruz led the effort to overturn the 2020 election results in the Senate, placing our democracy on the altar of his own political ambition. Two major Texas newspapers...

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  • January 12, 2021

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX) and his organization, Powered By People: Texas is at the center of the constitutional crisis that will play out in our nation’s capital today. The latest lurch towards authoritarianism — Donald Trump trying to shake down Georgia’s...

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  • January 6, 2021

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People, in support of Jon Ossoff (D. GA) and Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaigns: Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA)  & Jon Ossoff (D. GA) Powered by People volunteers did something big...

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  • December 30, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By  People, in support of Jon Ossoff (D. GA) & Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaigns: Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) & Jon Ossoff (D. GA) This is not a fundraising email. Instead,...

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  • December 28, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) & Jon Ossoff (D. GA) We’ve been looking over the results from our last survey and you’ve made your priorities loud and clear: we need to win the Georgia runoffs...

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  • December 21, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s  (D. TX)  organization, Powered By People, in support of Jon Ossoff (D. GA) & Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaigns: Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) & Jon Ossoff (D. GA) Yesterday, members of the Electoral College officially...

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  • December 15, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX), in support of Jon Ossoff (D. GA) and Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaigns: Jon Ossoff (D. GA) & Raphael Warnock (D. GA) I’m grateful for the responses to the “down but not out!” email...

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  • November 12, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX) and his organization, Powered By People: Huge update: A federal judge has dismissed the case from conservative Texas donors about throwing out 127,000 early-vote ballots in Harris County. This means those votes will be counted tomorrow! This is a...

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  • November 2, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX) and his organization, Powered By People: It's official: Texas is a TOSS-UP! A state that hasn’t voted for the Democratic nominee since 1976 has been labeled as a Toss-Up state by multiple major polls and election trackers....

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  • October 29, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX) and his organization, Powered By People: We are almost there. Eight days left, including today. While Texas leads the country in number of votes cast and also leads in improvement over 2016 turnout, there are still millions...

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  • October 26, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: We know how important the presidential, senate, and congressional races are this year. In both cases, we’ve been talking about those elections for over a year. But we cannot forget how important local...

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  • October 26, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: Golden State Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr Only 50.1% of registered voters in Texas voted in 2018. And that was after one of the biggest voter registration surges Texas had ever seen. So...

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  • October 24, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: In case you missed it, Powered by People volunteers did something incredible yesterday. After raising our original goal of making one million calls (twice!), our volunteers still went above and beyond and called...

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  • October 14, 2020

From Reform Austin: x Not many details, but this survey, continuing pattern, shows consistent D gains in TX suburbs, w/Trump trailing in many state House seats he won in 16 & Ds leading in 11 GOP held seats (they need 9 for majority) https://t.co/ccMFPxpaJU via @ReformAustin— Ronald Brownstein (@RonBrownstein) October...

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  • October 13, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX), and his organization, Powered By People: Texas is the biggest battleground state in the country, with elections for the State House that will determine the future of redistricting and a Presidential contest that might come down to...

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  • October 12, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: I’m not going to ask you for money in this email. In fact, you won’t find a fundraising link anywhere in this email. This is because I don’t want you to get distracted...

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  • October 11, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: x Texas-sized voter phone bank with (get this!!!) @WillieNelson, @Oprah, @BernieSanders, @JulianCastro, @StaceyAbrams, @AndrewYang & MORE! We’ll call over 1 million Texas voters on the eve of Early Voting – sign up for...

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  • October 9, 2020

The Houston Chronicle has a must read piece out right now about Texas: Texas remained the country’s largest red state in 2018. Republicans have won every statewide race in Texas since 1998, and a Democratic presidential candidate hasn’t won Texas since Jimmy Carter in 1976. But for 18 months, statewide...

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  • October 8, 2020

From The Houston Chronicle: The Texas House Democratic Campaign Committee has raised over $3.6 million in just under three months, a massive cash infusion as the party pushes to take control of the lower chamber for the first time since 2002. The $3.6 million haul, which came between July 1...

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  • October 5, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX) and his organization, Powered By People: I’m excited to invite you to one of the biggest voter turnout efforts ever. On October 12th, the last day before Early Voting begins in Texas, we will attempt to call...

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  • October 3, 2020
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From Emily Singer at The American Independent: Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) said Thursday that preexisting health conditions are not as big a deal as Democrats are making them seem, using one of the most popular provisions in the Affordable Care Act to attack Democrats. “The left, including Joe Biden in...

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  • October 2, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) Powered By People: If you’ve signed up to a phone bank with us before, you know that we have a little secret surprise at the end of each shift. After Beto and our Powered by People volunteers...

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  • October 1, 2020

From The Houston Chronicle: “This is a state that perhaps better than any other understands the costs and consequences of Donald Trump,” O’Rourke said during a pre-debate press call hosted by the Texas Democratic Party. “And it’s a state by the way — not unrelated to that — that is...

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  • September 30, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: In a moment, I'm going to ask you to phone bank. Let me explain why it’s so important for us to do this work: In 2018, we watched as amazing Texas State House...

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  • September 25, 2020
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From The Houston Chronicle: Texas has once again shattered vote registration records, adding more than 1.5 million voters since the last presidential election. Texas now surpassed 16.6 million voters, according to the latest numbers announced Tuesday by Texas Secretary of State Ruth R. Hughs. And there are still almost two...

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  • September 22, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX): We are about to enter the most critical stretch in the most important year of our lives. There are only 25 days until early voting begins in Texas and 46 days until Election Day. The most defining...

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  • September 18, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rouke (D. TX) and his organization, Powered By People: With Election Day just weeks away, our volunteers have been working harder than ever. And the work is paying off. Just last night, 480 volunteers made over 176,000 calls to register...

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  • September 17, 2020

The Hill reported this on August 31st: The Texas Democratic Party (TDP) on Monday rolled out its “Texas Voter Registration Week,” a push to get 1 million Texans registered to vote, the latest effort by the party to turn Texas at least partially blue in November. Based on internal modeling,...

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  • September 8, 2020

Received this e-mail from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D. TX), and his organization, Powered By People: Exciting news! We’re teaming up with more awesome Democratic Texas State House candidates who are ready to fight for ALL of us in Austin! Like Beto said, we have two important tasks...

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  • September 6, 2020

Loving this: Joining forces with MJ Hegar, Beto O’Rourke blasted Sen. John Cornyn Thursday night as “the single greatest enabler of Donald Trump in the U.S. Senate”— urging Texans to oust the three-term Republican to save the nation from a lawless and dangerous president. “If you want to end not...

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  • September 4, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) group, Powered By People: You won't want to miss this, You’re invited to join special guest Sen. Cory Booker and Beto for a special phone bank next Tuesday! Sen. Booker is kicking off our phone bank next...

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  • September 2, 2020

From Salon: Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, who has repeatedly expressed doubt about the science behind the coronavirus pandemic, has political and lobbying ties to Gilead, the pharmaceutical giant behind COVID treatment remdesivir, which lobbied the Senate as lawmakers debated the CARES Act this March. Multiple former Cornyn aides, including a former chief of...

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  • September 2, 2020
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