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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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James Comey Defends FBI Russia Probe In Senate Hearing

James Comey Defends FBI Russia Probe In Senate Hearing

The ex-FBI director told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he was “enormously” proud of the FBI's work. Read more ...

Joe Biden Calls Donald Trump's Debate Performance 'A National Embarrassment'

Joe Biden Calls Donald Trump's Debate Performance 'A National Embarrassment'

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As Far as Debates Go, This One Is Very Messy

As Far as Debates Go, This One Is Very Messy

With just 35 days until the election, President Trump and Joe Biden took the stage in Cleveland for their first face-off but declined to shake hands due to the coronavirus-one... Read more ...

Trump's Calls For Poll Watchers Raises Fears About Voter Intimidation

Trump's Calls For Poll Watchers Raises Fears About Voter Intimidation

His appeals have unnerved voting rights advocates and election officials, especially in light of incidents around the country that have pitted armed groups from the left and... Read more ...

Appeals Court Rejects Push To End Census Early By Trump Administration

Appeals Court Rejects Push To End Census Early By Trump Administration

A Trump administration request to suspend a lower court order that extends the census schedule has been denied by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. (Image credit: Lev... Read more ...

Proud Boys Celebrate Trump's Call For The Hate Group To 'Stand By'

Proud Boys Celebrate Trump's Call For The Hate Group To 'Stand By'

"Trump basically said to go f**k them up," a prominent Proud Boy said. "This makes me so happy." Read more ...

Trump on the Debate: '2 on 1 Was. Fun'

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Americans are buzzing about Tuesday night's hot mess of a debate -and that group includes President Trump. The president took to Twitter late Wednesday morning with comments on... Read more ...

Graham Plans New Political Offensive In Hearing With Old Foe Comey

Graham Plans New Political Offensive In Hearing With Old Foe Comey

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee doesn't only intend to grill Republicans' least favorite ex-G-Man. He's also working with administration allies to surface... Read more ...

Chris Wallace faces criticism for letting candidates run wild in first debate

Chris Wallace faces criticism for letting candidates run wild in first debate

Fox News anchor Chris Wallace was criticized Tuesday night for letting the first debate of the 2020 presidential cycle quickly go off the rails. Much of the debate was plagued... Read more ...

Livid Van Jones Rages Against Trump's ‘Wink And A Nod' To Nazis During Debate

Livid Van Jones Rages Against Trump's ‘Wink And A Nod' To Nazis During Debate

The president refused to condemn white supremacist groups during Tuesday night's debate with Joe Biden. Read more ...