Friday, March 15, 2019
EL PASO, Texas - Before Beto O'Rourke became the darling of liberal online donors, his top financial backers hailed from a different set entirely: wealthy businessmen who have sought political influence by collectively donating millions of dollars to Republicans. Several of El Paso's richest business moguls donated to and raised money for O'Rourke' s city council campaigns, drawn to his support for a plan to redevelop El Paso's poorer neighborhoods. Some later backed a super PAC that would play a key role in helping him defeat an incumbent Democratic congressman.
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