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Center for Responsive Politics, “Primary challengers looking to repeat AOC magic face uphill battle in 2020”

Center for Responsive Politics, “Primary challengers looking to repeat AOC magic face uphill battle in 2020”

After a midterm cycle featuring a number of high-profile upsets, a few House Democrats are already facing primary challengers in advance of 2020. But candidates looking to repeat the success of Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) or Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) have a tough path forward. …

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Vox, “The Democratic Party is protecting one of its last anti-abortion members in a safe blue district”

Vox, “The Democratic Party is protecting one of its last anti-abortion members in a safe blue district”

CHICAGO — In 1990, Patti Ernst was 35 years old and 16 weeks pregnant and found herself in a devastating medical situation. Her water had broken five months early, during a prenatal procedure testing for abnormalities that went horribly wrong. …

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Pod Save America, “YOU CAN RUN BUT YOU CAN’T HYDE.”(LIVE FROM CHICAGO)

Pod Save America, “YOU CAN RUN BUT YOU CAN’T HYDE.”(LIVE FROM CHICAGO)

Trump’s trade war threatens the economy, Elizabeth Warren calls for a new economic patriotism, and Joe Biden reverses his position on the Hyde amendment. Illinois Congressional candidate Marie Newman joins Jon, Jon, Tommy, Dan, and Brittany Packnett on stage at …

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The Hill, “Sanders endorses Lipinski’s progressive primary challenger”

The Hill, “Sanders endorses Lipinski’s progressive primary challenger”

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will endorse progressive Democrat Marie Newman in her primary bid to unseat Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.), one of the few remaining anti-abortion lawmakers in the party.  Lipinski defeated Newman by just two points in the 2018 midterms, though …

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The Washington Times, “Washington Gov. Inslee endorses Marie Newman’s primary bid against Illinois Rep. Dan Lipinski”

The Washington Times, “Washington Gov. Inslee endorses Marie Newman’s primary bid against Illinois Rep. Dan Lipinski”

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, endorsed Marie Newman in her bid to unseat incumbent Democrat Rep. Dan Lipinski in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District, saying she would be a champion for abortion rights. Ms. Newman has also received the backing of Sen. …

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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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