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Beto O’Rourke Raises $6.1 Million in One Day, Tours U.S. in Minivan

  • Democratic presidential candidate raises $6.1 million in a day
  • Texan is driving self in minivan from Iowa to New Hampshire
Beto O’Rourke in Washington, Iowa on March 15.
Beto O’Rourke in Washington, Iowa on March 15.Photographer: Joshua Lott/Bloomberg
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His youthful vigor and social media skills allow him to hop onto coffee house counters in a single bound, drive himself to campaign events and raise $6.1 million in donations in a single day.

But Beto O’Rourke may be lacking a qualification some Democratic voters are looking for: a thirst for combat with Republicans and Donald Trump.