Huge progressive primary win in Queens! 28 year old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat Party boss Joe Crowley who was being groomed for Speaker. But it won’t happen unless he moves to another district and runs again. Ocasio-Cortez was a Bernie supporter and is a member of Democratic Socialists of America. This was Geraldine Ferraro’s district – and also the fictitious Archie Bunker’s district. It’s changed over the years. Much more diverse, but still very working class. She won by walking precincts – knocking on thousands of doors. She could easily be the most left wing member of Congress – assuming she wins in November and there’s every indication she will.

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