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Town Hall with Beto O’Rourke

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Photo by Photo by C. Morgan Engel

Texas congressman and U.S. senate candidate Beto O’Rourke was greeted by applause and cheers from a large crowd at the Texas A&M Student Recreation Center.

Texas congressman and U.S. senate candidate Beto O’Rourke visited campus Wednesday night to hold a town hall with students and Bryan-College Station residents at the Texas A&M Student Recreation Center. O’Rourke shared his views and answers questions about topics ranging from education, voter intimidation and mental health.
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  • O’Rourke called for putting aside political divisions and coming together at the beginning of the town hall.

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  • O’Rourke spoke to a crowd of students and Bryan-College station residents about his views on the environment and immigration among many other topics.

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  • O’Rourke currently holds Texas’s 16th district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. He serves on the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Veteran’s Affairs in the House.

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  • A large crowd was in attendance for Wednesday’s night town hall with Beto O’Rourke.

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  • Many students and Bryan-College Station citizens asked O’Rourke about his views on policies and popular political topics.

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  • Attendees at the town hall listen to Texas congressman and U.S. senate candidate Beto O’Rouke intently.

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  • Public health sophomore Mustafa Ahmad asks O’Rourke a question during the town hall.

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  • O’Rourke shares his answers and his thoughts on one of the many question he was asked on Wednesday night.

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  • Bryan resident Sedrick Gilbert shares his thoughts on the current political climate of the U.S. and asks O’Rourke a question about the 2020 census.

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  • O’Rourke and the crowd listen intently to thoughts shared and questions asked by Bryan resident Sedrick Gilbert.

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  • O’Rourke took photos with all attendees at the town hall that wanted a photograph with the Texas congressman and U.S. senate candidate.

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  • The line to take a photograph with O’Rourke after the event was lengthy.

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