Open Borders Socialist Ousts High-Ranking Democrat Congressman in Shocking New York Primary

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by Julia Cohen

 

Incumbent New York Democratic Rep. Joseph Crowley, the fourth most powerful Democrat in the House, lost to his democratic socialist challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the New York primary on Tuesday, according to the New York Times.

Daily Caller News FoundationRep. Crowley lost with 42.4 percent of the vote to Ocasio-Cortez’s 57.6 percent of the vote, according to a Tuesday New York Times report.

Ocasio-Cortez, who is 28 years old, ran on a progressive platform of Medicare for all, a federal jobs guarantee, and abolishing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to her campaign site. Cortez is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America and she praised the DSA on her Twitter page, tweeting that she is “so honored to have their endorsement” in a June 4 tweet.

 

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  1. Donna Locke

    Welcome to the agenda.

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