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Patrick Svitek
Reporter, . Email: psvitek@texastribune.org. I write The Blast: . Previously .
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Patrick Svitek 4h
"It's gonna take money and it's gonna take some time, but Texans will turn out," says.
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Patrick Svitek 4h
. says on that Trump will win Texas in 2020, but he's "gonna have to spend money."
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Patrick Svitek 6h
In New York today, reiterating and sharpening Friday comments that it’d be “perfectly reasonable” for House to start impeachment proceedings after Mueller report. “I actually believe that there are grounds to impeach the president now,” Castro said this evening.
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Patrick Svitek 6h
Asked about diversity & 2020 field, Castro says he believes country is ready for another "first" in the WH (i.e., openly gay, Latino). But "I wouldn't X out the white male candidates just b/c they're a white male." Voters'll have chance to judge their ideas & other attributes.
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Patrick Svitek 6h
Castro is asked why he thinks he isn't getting as much attn. as Buttigieg, another candidate w/ mayoral cred. Castro praises Buttigieg as "phenomenal candidate & supremely talented. ... The short answer is ... I don't know, but I do believe" I'm working to steadily build support.
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Patrick Svitek 6h
In NY, Castro is asked about Warren student debt proposal & if it’s viable. He says he hasn’t read it in full yet but it “probably is viable” based on what he’s seen. He notes he’ll put fwd his own plan but applauds Warren for putting more policy forward than any other candidate.
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David Lauter 9h
New from the campaign: He plans a four-day driving tour thru CA, starting on Saturday, hitting San Diego, LA, the Central Valley & San Francisco. Beto meets the I-5. Should be interesting.
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Patrick Svitek 12h
. records video message to his Texas troops ahead of visit here later this week:
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Patrick Svitek 13h
In new memo, campaign acknowledges potential challenger for first time:
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Julián Castro 13h
I’m in! Climate change is a global crisis that knows no borders. My first executive action as President would be to recommit the U.S. to the Paris Climate Accord, and to reestablish America as a leader in the fight against climate change.
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David P Gelles 14h
University of New Hampshire 2020 Poll Sanders 30% Biden 18% Buttigieg 15% Warren 5% Harris 4% Booker 3% O’Rourke 3% Klobuchar 2% Yang 2% Ryan 2%
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Patrick Svitek 14h
Full sked for return to Nevada later this week, his second trip there since launching, per his campaign: - Thursday: Reno and Carson City - Friday: Las Vegas and Henderson And then he'll be back in Vegas on Saturday for SEIU/CAP forum w/ several other candidates.
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Patrick Svitek 14h
. and also attending this now, per advisory
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Patrick Svitek 19h
Here’s who’s running Beto O’Rourke’s South Carolina campaign
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Patrick Svitek Apr 21
. says he supports resolution to let voters decide whether to ditch daylight saving time:
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Patrick Svitek Apr 21
. adds Houston stop to Texas trip next month:
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Patrick Svitek Apr 21
. edit board recommends three out of nine mayoral candidates: , and
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Pigeons & Planes Apr 21
Cudi and Kanye reunited at last night. Here's the duo performing "Reborn"
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