Here's How Much Money Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Have Raised So Far in Texas to Beat Trump

WASHINGTON — The two dozen Democrats vying to take on President Donald Trump have raised an eye-popping $13.6 million from Texas so far this year, underscoring the Lone Star State's critical role in the 2020 presidential race.That high-dollar sum — the most precise count to date — isn't just due to native sons Beto O'Rourke and Julián Castro, either.While has O'Rourke dominated the field in Texas by raising at least $5.9 million, Castro and three other White House hopefuls — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg and former Vice President Joe Biden — each brought in more than $1 million from the state.Those standings come via a Dallas Morning News analysis of an unprecedented campaign finance database compiled and shared by the Washington-based Center for Public Integrity.  Continue reading...

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