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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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NASA astronaut plans to cast her ballot from space station

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