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Protest leader Cori Bush ousts establishment Democrat Lacy Clay in Missouri

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Bush is a onetime homeless woman who led protests following a white police officer's fatal shooting of a Black 18-year-old in Ferguson.
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Former nurse defeats veteran congressman in another victory for the left wing of the Democratic party

Former nurse defeats veteran congressman in another victory for the left wing of the Democratic party

1 month ago   |   By RT

Cori Bush has unseated Democratic Party congressman William Lacy Clay, defeating a political dynasty that has represented its district in St Louis, Missouri, for more than half a century.
The race ended on Tuesday night, though far from a landslide, with Bush, a former nurse, edging the incumbent out by a mere three percent of the vote. The primary win will likely guarantee her a seat in Congress since it is a ‘blue' district, demographically favoring the Democratic Party over the Republicans.
The outgoing Lacy Clay was first elected in 2000, right after his father Bill retired following...
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Black Lives Matter Activist Upsets 10-Term Democratic Congressman in Primary

1 month ago   |   By Slate

Cori Bush, a black 44-year-old nurse, beat incumbent William Lacy Clay.
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Kentucky AG seeks delay in release of grand jury recordings

Kentucky AG seeks delay in release of grand jury recordings

The Kentucky attorney general is seeking a one-week delay in the release of the grand jury recordings in the Breonna Taylor case to protect the interest of witnesses... Read more ...

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