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A 'Bipartisan Road Trip' from Texas to Washington

After a storm hit the Northeast, Representative Beto O’Rourke, a Democrat, and Representative Will Hurd, a Republican, decided to drive from San Antonio to the nation’s capital.
Source: Carolyn Kaster / AP

Texas Representatives Beto O’Rourke and Will Hurd are on day two of their cross-country road trip to Washington, D.C. O’Rourke is a Democrat and Hurd is a Republican, and on Tuesday, they decided to drive in a rented Chevy Impala from San Antonio to the nation’s capital after a snowstorm hit the Northeastern United States, leading to widespread flight cancellations.

In an apparent bid to generate feel-good headlines, O’Rourke and Hurd are livestreaming the roughly 1,600 mile trip on Facebook in what they have called a “cross country town hall.” The pair stopped off for "for a brief siesta" last night, according to an aide for congressman

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