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Vanity Fair, ““IT’S SHAMEFUL AND EMBARRASSING”: THE TWISTED POLITICS BEHIND THE D.C.C.C.’S SUPPORT OF AN ANTI-CHOICE INCUMBENT IN ILLINOIS”

Vanity Fair, ““IT’S SHAMEFUL AND EMBARRASSING”: THE TWISTED POLITICS BEHIND THE D.C.C.C.’S SUPPORT OF AN ANTI-CHOICE INCUMBENT IN ILLINOIS”

Dan Lipinski is, by many Democratic measures, virtually a Republican. Challenger Marie Newman is endorsed by EMILY’s List and NARAL, among other organizations. But to the D.C.C.C., incumbency is the highest value. As the G.O.P. assault on women’s reproductive rights …

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Rewire.News, “These Women Lost Their Midterm Election Bids—but They’re Trying Again in 2020”

Rewire.News, “These Women Lost Their Midterm Election Bids—but They’re Trying Again in 2020”

These candidates are pushing a progressive agenda in the 2020 election cycle after coming up short in the 2018 midterm elections. Women in the 2018 midterms ran for office and won in unprecedented numbers—but some fell short of victory. Undeterred, …

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The New York Times, “Canceled Fund-Raiser Prompts Question: Can a Democrat Oppose Abortion?”

The New York Times, “Canceled Fund-Raiser Prompts Question: Can a Democrat Oppose Abortion?”

CHICAGO — A top Democratic official on Wednesday canceled a planned fund-raiser for an anti-abortion congressman that had prompted an outcry among progressives, raising the question of whether there is room left in the party for lawmakers who oppose abortion …

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The Washington Times, “Ro Khanna endorses Marie Newman’s primary challenge against Dan Lipinski”

The Washington Times, “Ro Khanna endorses Marie Newman’s primary challenge against Dan Lipinski”

Rep. Ro Khanna on Monday endorsed fellow Democrat Rep. Daniel Lipinski’s primary challenger in Illinois, saying Marie Newman is the candidate in the race who will put the interests of her constituents over “one’s personal agenda or the lobby of powerful special …

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The Herald-News, “Progressive groups endorse Newman in 2020 Congressional race”

The Herald-News, “Progressive groups endorse Newman in 2020 Congressional race”

Congressional candidate for the 3rd District Marie Newman received five endorsements from progressive organizations in her race to challenge incumbent Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Western Springs. In an email, Newman’s campaign announced that the political action committee EMILY’s List, the pro-abortion …

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LA Times, “Democrats face internal rift as progressives condemn a policy to protect incumbents”

LA Times, “Democrats face internal rift as progressives condemn a policy to protect incumbents”

A move by House Democratic leaders to protect incumbents is reigniting anger and suspicion among the party’s progressives ahead of the 2020 election. Under a new policy, the powerful Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee will refuse to hire pollsters, ad makers or other …

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