The ‘white Obama’ could be the biggest challenger to Donald Trump

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He raised $8.6 million in just one day, and he’s being touted as the man who could bring Donald Trump down.

  • Emma Raynolds
  • news.com.au

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has rocked America by raising $US6.1 million ($A8.6 million) in the first 24 hours after announcing his campaign, suggesting he could be the challenger to beat Donald Trump.

Mr O’Rourke, who has been given the nickname “the white Obama” because of his youth, charisma and progressive politics, brought the highest figure announced by any other candidate from his party.

The 46-year-old is fast becoming one of the…

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