ㅤ”O’Rourke, who earned a groundswell of national attention in 2018, was ranked third with 7 percent, garnering more support than other frequently touted potential challengers.
ㅤThe outgoing Democratic congressman lost his bid last month to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) by a surprisingly narrow margin in a deep-red state. O’Rourke is now leaving the door open to a White House bid.
ㅤ’Beto is the kind of fresh face who could shake up the Democratic race,’ said Mark Penn, co-director of Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll. ‘He starts off by blowing past some well-known names. Biden loses support upon his entry.'”
ㅤô¿ô …Harris would certainly need to bow out or risk starting a race war within the Dem party.