The Progressive Group Closely Tied To Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Named The First Democrat It Wants To Take Out Of Office In 2020


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BuzzFeed News— “Progressives have an opportunity to strategically primary the most vile Democrats in their ranks, and Henry Cuellar should top the list,” said one progressive activist. View Entire Post ›

Business Insider—Top Democrats kept Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez off a powerful committee she wanted to use to advance her progressive agenda. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez missed out on a crucial finance committee appointment on Thursday. The spot on the House Committee on Ways and Means went to Tom Suozzi, a Democrat more conservative than Ocasio-Cortez. The committee oversees most of the US economy, including Medicare funding, a key part of Ocasio-Cortez's platform. Ocasio-Cortez's representatives said she "hoped to be on it, but we're excited to see what committees she does get."  Top Democrats have Congress kept Alexandria...

POLITICO—Group aligned with Ocasio-Cortez prepares to take out Democrats. Justice Democrats is forging ahead with plans to mount primaries against incumbent Democrats it deems too moderate — with the apparent backing of Ocasio-Cortez.

GQ—Democrats Who Want to “Rein In” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Are Telling on Themselves. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is popular because she challenges the status quo, not because she is willing to stop doing so once she takes office.