Some Texas Democrats Want Beto O'Rourke to Shun Presidential Bid, Challenge John Cornyn Instead

Beto O'Rourke appears to be close to jumping into the race for president, but some Texas Democrats hope he'll run for Senate instead.That's not to say they would be terribly upset by their favorite son running for the White House. But in terms of what's best for Texas Democrats, some contend challenging Republican incumbent John Cornyn would provide a greater opportunity for victory and push Texas close to becoming a battleground, if not a bluer state."He just needs to decide where he thinks he can better serve and have a better chance of winning," said Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa. "It's not just can he do more as president, but where can he win?"  Continue reading...

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