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Thu Apr 25, 2019, 02:55 PM

 

O'Rourke avoids TV spotlight for small gatherings in risky 2020 gamble

https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/440696-orourke-avoids-tv-spotlight-for-small-gatherings-in-risky-2020-gamble


Beto O'Rourke is avoiding televised town halls and appearances on the national news circuit in his presidential campaign, employing many of the same tactics he used in his nearly successful bid to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in last year's midterm race.

But using the same game plan in the presidential race is looking increasingly risky as the former Texas congressman battles for space and attention in a crowded Democratic field.

Instead of facing one boogeyman in Cruz, O'Rourke this time faces more than a dozen Democrats — many of whom have strong followings in the party and who are jockeying for national attention with televised town halls and sitdowns with news organizations.

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O’Rourke’s absence from the cable news circuit became clear last week during a town hall event in Alexandria, Va., when one woman remarked that, unlike other 2020 hopefuls, O’Rourke had not appeared lately on the airwaves.


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https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/440696-orourke-avoids-tv-spotlight-for-small-gatherings-in-risky-2020-gamble
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Response to JaneQPublic (Original post)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 03:08 PM

1. Holding off on the media availability right now is smart...

 

Look what is happening today...Biden is sucking up all of the oxygen and it's going to be a media love affair for awhile. You never, never, never want to peak too soon.
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Response to Indygram (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 04:31 PM

2. correct

 

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Response to Indygram (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 04:43 PM

3. +1. He's getting professional advice from a manager with national experience

 

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #3)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 07:13 PM

4. They all are getting professional advice, but O'Rourke made the choice

 

to play into his own strengths.
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