Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Millennial beats veteran Democrat

3 young progressives look to topple longtime incumbents in New York’s Tuesday primaries

3 young progressives look to topple longtime incumbents in New York’s Tuesday primaries

Crowley, whose district includes parts of the Bronx and Queens, has been in Congress since 1999 and had not seen opposition in a primary in 14 years.

The Democratic Socialists of America-backed candidate who trounced one of Congress's top Democratic leaders in a stunning primary challenge said Wednesday she would support President Donald Trump's impeachment, citing violations of the Constitution's Emoluments Clause. She will face Republican Anthony Pappas. As she stated in a campaign ad that went viral, "Women like me aren't supposed to run for office".

The political novice, who describes herself as a socialist Democrat, had huge grassroots support and raised more small-dollar donations than any other New York City congressional candidate.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and the progressive movement she represents, is apparently terrifying the National Rifle Association.

"Geez, dudes-the news is #AlexandriaOcasioCortez, not Joe Crowley".

She is expected to win the blue district easily in November.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi responded to Rep. Joe Crowley's loss, telling reporters Wednesday that every district is different and that she carries the qualities her party values in order to lead the Democrats in the chamber.

Crowley skipped two debates with Ocasio-Cortez, fueling criticism that he was an out-of-touch insider. "So what we're really talking about is re-imagining immigration to be humane, and in a way that is transparent and accountable".

Ocasio-Cortez also told Colbert about her democratic socialist agenda, explaining that she believes "no person in America should be too poor to live".

Lionel Messi scores, Argentina leads Nigeria 1-0
Lovren has revealed that the reserve players have twice beaten the first team in Croatia practice matches at their training base. Argentina go into the game bottom of Group D and must win to have any hope of advancing to the knockout rounds.

Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, a former organizer for Sen.

The video clip, shared widely on social media, shows a candidate in disbelief: It captures the moment Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez realizes that, at age 28, she has beaten a 10-term congressman in a Democratic primary.

District 7 is also evenly split between Republicans and Democrats and will be extremely competitive in a general election, while Ocasio-Cortez's district had a huge Democratic advantage in registration and the primary essentially determined the general election.

Yet none of the day's contests mattered more to Trump than the one in SC.

Mika Brzezinski: Ok, so that's the clearest message I've heard from a Democrat in a long time.

Critics of the Democratic establishment say this is precisely the strain of dismissiveness that has stoked disenchantment among the party's base.

Following her victory on Tuesday evening, Bernie Sanders said: "She took on the entire local Democratic establishment in her district and won a very strong victory". "I can not believe these numbers right now, but I do know that every single person here has worked their butt off to change the future of the Bronx and Queens".

Recently, roughly 200 Democratic lawmakers were before a federal judge this month, arguing the hotel and Trump Tower in NY serve as emoluments violations.

Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Virginia Democrat, said Ms. Ocasio-Ortiz proved to be a good fit for a district that was moving away from Mr. Crowley, the son of an Irish immigrant, and enraged by President Trump's immigration policies.

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