Report: Democratic star Beto O'Rourke confirms he's running for president

Former congressman plans to formally announce his presidential campaign on Thursday, an El Paso TV station reported

The Democratic rising star Beto O’Rourke is jumping into the race for president, he told a Texas TV station in a text message Wednesday.

The Democrat, who has publicly mulled a run for months, confirmed his plans in a text to KTSM of El Paso, where he served as a US representative.

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