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Buttigieg, O'Rourke clash over assault-rifle buyback plan

Buttigieg, O'Rourke clash over assault-rifle buyback planAt Tuesday night’s Democratic primary debate, presidential candidates Beto O’Rourke and Pete Buttigieg escalated their disagreement over O’Rourke’s proposal for mandatory buybacks of assault weapons.



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Yang and O'Rourke propose decriminalizing opioids, including heroin

Yang and O'Rourke propose decriminalizing opioids, including heroinTwo Democrats suggested making small amounts of heroin legal as a way to combat the drug epidemic.



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Beto O'Rourke vows to confiscate AR-15s, AK-47s

Beto O'Rourke vows to confiscate AR-15s, AK-47sDemocratic strategist Jessica Ehrlich and Republican strategist John Thomas weigh in on the political impact of Beto O'Rourke's plan to confiscate some guns on the Democratic Party.



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O'Rourke: 'Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15'

O'Rourke: 'Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15'Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke stood by his call for a mandatory government buyback program for AK-47 and AR-15 rifles during Thursday night’s presidential primary debate.



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Beto O'Rourke reports Texas lawmaker to FBI over AR tweet 'death threat'

Beto O'Rourke reports Texas lawmaker to FBI over AR tweet 'death threat'Briscoe Cain, a Republican serving in the Texas House of Representatives, responded to O’Rourke’s call for a ban on assault weapons during Thursday’s Democratic debate with a tweet that read: “My AR is ready for you Robert Francis.”



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Beto O'Rourke says Texas lawmaker made 'death threat' against him after AR-15 comment at Democratic debate

Beto O'Rourke says Texas lawmaker made 'death threat' against him after AR-15 comment at Democratic debateBeto O'Rourke's call for the buyback of military-style assault weapons was met with what O'Rourke called a "death threat" from one Texas lawmaker.



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Beto O'Rourke says Texas lawmaker made 'death threat' against him after AR-15 comment at Democratic debate

Beto O'Rourke says Texas lawmaker made 'death threat' against him after AR-15 comment at Democratic debateBeto O'Rourke's call for the buyback of military-style assault weapons was met with what O'Rourke called a "death threat" from one Texas lawmaker.



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O'Rourke bets on new approach to revive flagging campaign

O'Rourke bets on new approach to revive flagging campaignBeto O’Rourke was back at Keene State College, but the large crowd that flocked to see him six months ago was not. Far removed from the whirlwind opening days of his presidential campaign, the former Texas congressman faced a far smaller, quieter gathering. Looking to recapture the early enthusiasm surrounding his candidacy, O’Rourke is pursuing the go-anywhere, freewheeling style that made him a Democratic star last year while nearly upsetting Sen. Ted Cruz.



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Beto O'Rourke takes on Meghan McCain over gun rights amid gun control debate after mass shootings

Beto O'Rourke takes on Meghan McCain over gun rights amid gun control debate after mass shootingsO'Rourke, a native Texan and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, and McCain, an outspoken conservative voice on "The View," have a difference of opinion when it comes to gun control and gun rights.



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Spurred by gun violence, Amy O'Rourke will make solo campaign trail debut

Spurred by gun violence, Amy O'Rourke will make solo campaign trail debutAmy O’Rourke, wife of presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke, will step out on the campaign trail solo after previously avoiding the spotlight.



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