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Freshmen Democratic Congresswomen Omar Endorses Bernie Sanders, AOC Expected to Follow Suit

Freshmen Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has given 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders her endorsement. The 78-year old senator from Vermont received the endorsement from Omar in on Tuesday night in a video that she released on Twitter. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known as AOC, is expected to endorse…

Andrew Gillum Schooled Ron DeSantis During Debate

Sunday night’s gubernatorial debate was one for the history books. The debate between Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis took place in Tampa. It was nationally televised and issues including crime, the environment, health care, race and the leadership of President Donald Trump were the focus. DeSantis, a former…

Maxine Waters' Office Evacuated Due to 'Anne Thrax' Package

Someone noticed a suspicious package sent to Rep. Maxine Waters’ (D-Calif.) district office in South Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon addressed to “Anne Thrax.” As Waters has recently received death threats, the authorities were contacted. Parts of the office building were evacuated, and the Los Angeles Police Department and a…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Claps Back at GOP Rep. Who Calls Her Whatever She Is I Am a Puerto Rican Woman

Congressional hopeful Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivered a response to a Republican Congressman who wasn’t quite sure of “whatever she is.” Rep. Ron DeSantis of Florida over the weekend called Ocasio-Cortez, running as a Democrat but who aligns as a socialist, “this girl Ocasio-Cortez or whatever she is.” Ocasio-Cortez clarified for the…

Young Democrats Mobilize, Rejecting Establishments History

Young progressive Democrats are taking their party from its traditional leadership that does not look like or represent their interests. What the New York Times calls a “revolution” is actually just the Democratic voters taking action after its party’s leadership largely ignored them. Speaking to the Times, a young Democrat…