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2020 Is A Record Year For House Primary Challengers - And More Wins Could Lie Ahead

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Losses for Rep. Steve Watkins and Rep. Lacy Clay on Tuesday make seven downed incumbents this cycle, the most in a non-redistricting year since 1974.
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Cori Bush Defeats William Lacy Clay in a Show of Progressive Might

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The upset of the veteran congressman from St. Louis sent tremors though the Democratic establishment in Missouri and Washington, D.C.
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US Representative Clay ousted in Democratic primary by progressive Cori Bush -New York Times

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - Long-time U.S. Representative William Lacy Clay was ousted on Tuesday by progressive challenger Cori Bush in the Missouri Democratic primary, the New York Times said.
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Cori Bush beats Lacy Clay in Missouri primary, ousting incumbent after 20 years in Congress

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

The defat of longtime Rep. William Lacy Clay ends a political dynasty that has spanned more than a half-century.
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Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Rep. William Lacy Clay has represented the state's 1st Congressional District, around St. Louis, since 2001.
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Ferguson Activist Cori Bush Ousts Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay After 20 Years

1 month ago   |   By Time

Cori Bush, a onetime homeless woman who led protests following a white police officer's fatal shooting of a Black 18-year-old in Ferguson, ousted longtime Rep. William Lacy Clay Tuesday in Missouri's Democratic primary, ending a political dynasty that has spanned more than a half-century.
Bush's victory came in a rematch of 2018, when she failed to capitalize on a national Democratic wave that favored political newcomers such as Bush's friend, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
But this time around, Bush's supporters said protests over the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis...
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Progressive challenger Cori Bush beats Rep. Lacy Clay in primary

Progressive challenger Cori Bush beats Rep. Lacy Clay in primary

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Liberal challenger Cori Bush defeated Rep. Lacy Clay in a primary for Clay's St. Louis-based House seat on Tuesday - a seismic loss for the Congressional Black Caucus, which has tried to snuff out challenges from younger candidates.
Bush's victory came two years after her first challenge to Clay, which the incumbent won by 20 percentage points. The Black Caucus had successfully defended two other incumbents from progressive opponents earlier this year.
But Bush, who participated in the 2014 protests in Ferguson, Mo., after the police shooting of an unarmed black man, made her activism the...
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Former detective pleads not guilty to wanton endangerment charges in Breonna...

Former detective pleads not guilty to wanton endangerment charges in Breonna Taylor case

The only Louisville officer indicted in connection with the deadly raid at Breonna Taylor's apartment pleaded not guilty to wanton endangerment charges at a court hearing Monday. Read more ...

Autopsy for Breonna Taylor released: What it reveals

Autopsy for Breonna Taylor released: What it reveals

The autopsy done on Breonna Taylor offers a deeper description of exactly where she was struck by gunfire. Read more ...

1 in 3 parents won't get flu shots for their child during COVID-19, study finds

1 in 3 parents won't get flu shots for their child during COVID-19, study finds

Health officials have stressed the importance of getting a flu shot this year. Read more ...

2020 Watch: How much do debates matter this year?

2020 Watch: How much do debates matter this year?

If recent history is any guide, the 2020 debates will not significantly change the direction of the election. Read more ...

Legendary quarterback Joe Montana and wife block attempted kidnapping of...

Legendary quarterback Joe Montana and wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild

LOS ANGELES - Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and his wife confronted a home intruder who attempted to kidnap their 9-month-old grandchild over the weekend, law... Read more ...

Trump, Biden prepare to debate at a time of mounting crises

Trump, Biden prepare to debate at a time of mounting crises

CLEVELAND - In an election year like no other, the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, could be a pivotal moment in a race... Read more ...

Breonna Taylor: New video shows officers in aftermath of deadly shooting

Breonna Taylor: New video shows officers in aftermath of deadly shooting

Newly-released video shows officers walking through shell casings after Breonna Taylor was shot dead in her apartment by Louisville police - with the only officer charged in... Read more ...

Analysis: Trump likely paid less in federal income tax than average...

Analysis: Trump likely paid less in federal income tax than average middle-class American

The average middle-class American household paid approximately three times as much in federal income taxes in 2016 and 2017 as President Donald Trump Read more ...

COVID-19 Deaths Top 1 Million. How These 5 Countries Are Driving the Pandemic

COVID-19 Deaths Top 1 Million. How These 5 Countries Are Driving the Pandemic

Nine months after the first reported fatality in China last January, the world has hit a sobering milestone. Read more ...

Officer Indicted In Breonna Taylor Case Pleads Not Guilty

Officer Indicted In Breonna Taylor Case Pleads Not Guilty

Brett Hankison, the former Louisville Police Department detective, has pleaded not guilty to all three counts of wanton endangerment against him, his attorney said on Monday. Read more ...