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Beto O'Rourke to officially launch presidential campaign on a 1-day tour of Texas

Beto O'Rourke. Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Beto O'Rourke will officially launch his 2020 presidential campaign with a single-day rally series on Saturday across Texas, starting at 10 am (MT) in his hometown of El Paso.

Details: O'Rourke will then trek to Texas Southern University in Houston and wrap up in Austin in front of the state Capitol. He is expected to address issues including climate change, criminal justice reform, health-care access, immigration and the economy.

What's next: The 2020 hopeful will head to Washington, D.C., on Monday to speak at the We the People Membership Summit hosted by the Center for Popular Democracy Action, followed by travel to New York and Iowa for the latter chunk of the week.

Go deeper: Beto O'Rourke: Everything you need to know about the 2020 candidate