Rep. Joe Crowley upset by 28-year-old socialist

>>Shannon: A MAJOR UPSET IN NEW DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS NUMBER 4 IN THE HOUSE. JOE CROWLEY LOSING INTO A WIDE MARGIN TONIGHT TO A 28-YEAR-OLD BERNIE SANDERS ORGANIZER OWN DORSED BY THE DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISTS OF AMERICA. 28-YEAR-OLD COURTEZ MIGHT BE THE FUTURE OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY. TONIGHT HOW DEMOCRATS HOPING FOR Continue Reading

The moment 28-year-old socialist beats top-ranking Democrat in congressional primary

Here’s the candidate. Wooooooo! She’s walking in right now. I’m going to grab her. She’s right here. I can’t let you go. Oh my god! She’s looking at herself on television right now. How are you feeling? Can you put it into words? Nope. [Laughter] I cannot put this into Continue Reading

Heated NY Primary Pits Corrupt Establishment Democrat Against Young Democratic Socialist

BEN NORTON: It’s The Real News. I’m here with Howie Klein today to discuss one of the most closely watched primary Democratic races going on. And that is in New York. A progressive who’s endorsed by Our Revolution, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is running for the U.S. House to represent the 14th Continue Reading

Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: We Need to Confront Trump’s Creeping Authoritarianism

AMY GOODMAN: Well, as we talk about those issues, let’s go to Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. At 29, she becomes the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. She rose to national prominence in June when she unseated the 10-term incumbent Congressmember Joe Crowley, the fourth-ranking Democrat in the House. She Continue Reading