Beto O’Rourke speaks with supporters in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, during a three-day road trip across the state (Reuters)

Beto O’Rourke, the former Congressman from Texas, has made a high-profile entry into the 2020 Democratic race for the US Presidency. In the first day after his declaration, the candidate raised $6.1 million in on-line donations.

Can the initial energy translate into a successful run for the White House? I spoke on Tuesday with Austria’s Radio FM4.

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