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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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Pence calls 200,000 Covid deaths a ‘heartbreaking milestone' but says things...

Pence calls 200,000 Covid deaths a ‘heartbreaking milestone' but says things could've been worse

As the U.S. passed a grim milestone of 200,000 coronavirus-related deaths, Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday sent his condolences to victims and their families while also... Read more ...

Cindy McCain, Widow Of GOP Sen. John McCain, Endorses Joe Biden

Cindy McCain, Widow Of GOP Sen. John McCain, Endorses Joe Biden

McCain said that the Democratic presidential nominee is the only candidate in the presidential race who “stands up for our values as a nation.” Read more ...

Coronavirus Relief Takes Back Seat As Senate Gears Up For Supreme Court Fight

Coronavirus Relief Takes Back Seat As Senate Gears Up For Supreme Court Fight

Republicans are rushing to confirm a new Supreme Court nominee. Another coronavirus relief package isn't getting the same urgency. Read more ...

Kayleigh McEnany Flails In Defense Of Trump Lie That COVID-19 ‘Affects...

Kayleigh McEnany Flails In Defense Of Trump Lie That COVID-19 ‘Affects Virtually Nobody'

The president's blatantly false claim came just one day before coronavirus deaths in the U.S. surpassed 200,000. Read more ...

Bloomberg Helps Cover Fines So Florida Felons Can Vote

Bloomberg Helps Cover Fines So Florida Felons Can Vote

Earlier this month, a federal court made it harder for felons in Florida to vote by upholding a law that stipulates they must first pay any outstanding fees or fines on their... Read more ...

Debate organizers reveal 6 topics for first Trump vs. Biden showdown

Debate organizers reveal 6 topics for first Trump vs. Biden showdown

Debate organizers have decided the six debate topics for next week's showdown between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. According to a person familiar... Read more ...

U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200K as officials fear fall surge

U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200K as officials fear fall surge

U.S. coronavirus deaths surpassed 200,000 on Tuesday, hitting a dismal milestone in the country's troubled pandemic response as health officials worry the fall and winter could... Read more ...

WATCH: New DCCC TV Ad Reminds Arizonans of Schweikert's 11 House Ethics...

WATCH: New DCCC TV Ad Reminds Arizonans of Schweikert's 11 House Ethics Violations

Today, the DCCC launched its 1st TV ad in Arizona's 6 th Congressional District, “ Eleven ,” which reminds Arizonans that Congressman David Schweikert was found guilty of 11... Read more ...

Bloomberg, others rack up $20M to register Florida felons after time served

Bloomberg, others rack up $20M to register Florida felons after time served

TALLAHASSEE - A group trying to help felons sign up to vote in Florida says it has raised more than $20 million to pay off outstanding court debts for thousands of former... Read more ...

Romney supports holding a vote on next Supreme Court nominee

Romney supports holding a vote on next Supreme Court nominee

Sen. Mitt Romney said he would support a floor vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court, essentially clinching consideration of Trump's nominee this year despite the... Read more ...