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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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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Trump follows Republicans' calls demanding a special counsel investigation...

Trump follows Republicans' calls demanding a special counsel investigation of Hunter Biden scandal, wants it BEFORE ELECTION

President Donald Trump says US Attorney General William Barr should appoint a special prosecutor to investigate an alleged influence-peddling scandal involving his Democrat... Read more ...

Grand juror in Breonna Taylor case can go public, judge rules

Grand juror in Breonna Taylor case can go public, judge rules

Judge Annie O'Connell said the anonymous juror, who filed a motion in court earlier this month for permission to go public, can keep her identity secret but is allowed to speak... Read more ...

McConnell says any Pelosi-Mnuchin deal would get Senate vote

McConnell says any Pelosi-Mnuchin deal would get Senate vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that he'll schedule a vote if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Trump administration are able to seal an agreement on a huge... Read more ...

2020 NH U.S. Senate debate: How to help the economy recover from COVID-19

2020 NH U.S. Senate debate: How to help the economy recover from COVID-19

U.S. Senate hopefuls Jeanne Shaheen and Corky Messner discuss proposals they would support to help the economy recover from COVID-19. Read more ...

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Melania Trump cancels rally appearance due to lingering COVID symptoms

Melania Trump cancels rally appearance due to lingering COVID symptoms

First Lady Melania Trump has canceled her appearance at a campaign stop in Pennsylvania on Tuesday night because she has lingering COVID-19 symptoms. Read more ...

Tennessee poll worker fired for turning away voters wearing Black Lives...

Tennessee poll worker fired for turning away voters wearing Black Lives Matter shirts

Tennessee law does not allow voters to wear items bearing the name of a candidate or a political party in a polling place. But state law does not prohibit statements such as... Read more ...

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10 people have died after every resident of a Kansas nursing home got COVID-19

Nationwide, some 252,939 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported among nursing home residents, and more than 59,600 have died. Read more ...

Authorities: Several charged in Florida for illegally trafficking flying...

Authorities: Several charged in Florida for illegally trafficking flying squirrels

The international retail value of the poached flying squirrels is estimated to be more than $1 million. Read more ...

Bizarre circumstance creates big Dodgers advantage over Rays

Bizarre circumstance creates big Dodgers advantage over Rays

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