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Reuters PoliticsMar 19, 2019
Pence arrives in Nebraska as U.S. Midwest reels from historic floods
Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Nebraska on Tuesday to survey the devastation unleashed across the U.S. Midwest by floods that have killed four people and caused more than a billion dollars in damage to crops, livestock and roads.

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The Daily BeastMar 19, 2019
Baristas to Beto O'Rourke: Come On Man, Get Off Our Counters
Chip Somodevilla/GettyWhen Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke arrived for a campaign stop at Beancounter Coffeehouse in Burlington, Iowa, he hopped right up on the shop's counter and addressed the masses below. During a visit to Narrow Way Cafe in Detroit, Michigan, O'Rourke grabbed a microphone and scrambled up on counter. At Sing-A-Long Bar and Grill in Mount Vernon, Iowa? You bet he got up on that counter.

Critics have accused O'Rourke of running on a vague political platform. But there's one platform the Democratic hopeful openly stands on: the sturdy countertops of Midwest cafes. After a week of stump speeches from a perch next to the cash register, Beto's countertop habit has become a meme. And some of the nation's baristas are asking him to please get down from there.

Josh Wilson is the owner of Cohesive Coffee in Greenville, South Carolina. He said he could envision himself voting for O'Rourke, but still didn't wouldn't want him standing on his counter.

Read more at The Daily Beast.


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