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Beto O'Rourke heading to Oklahoma to tour flood damage

 


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is heading to northeast Oklahoma to tour communities hit with historic flooding.

The former Texas congressman spoke at the Democratic state convention in California on Saturday and had been scheduled to fly home to El Paso, but decided he wanted to see first-hand the damage along the Arkansas River near Tulsa.

When his staff said they'd schedule something soon, O'Rourke responded that he'd like to go immediately. His campaign then scrambled to change flights.

Flood waters mostly have receded in the area, but storms that d...



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