A year ago, Democratic congressman Beto O’Rourke of El Paso shared a rental car with Republican Will Hurd of San Antonio to get back to Washington.
Last Friday, O’Rourke was in the Brazos Valley campaigning for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Ted Cruz.
In Bryan, a standing room only crowd in the meeting room at the Clara B. Mounce library cheered repeatedly, as O’Rourke spent than one hour promoting his positions and taking audience questions.
He was asked about his reaction to the Justice Department’s change of position on prosecuting marijuana possession.
His top three legislative priorities if elected involve health care, earn more than a living wage, and immigration reform.
And he was asked what could be done to change the recent FCC ruling on Net Neutrality.
O’Rourke, who says he has visited 190 of the 254 counties in Texas, also stopped Friday in Centerville.
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Source: Culture – WTAW