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Progressives storm Democratic primaries
|Last Edited||Scott³ Feb 12, 2018 04:18pm|
|Author||LAURA NAHMIAS and LAUREN DEZENSKI|
|News Date||Sunday, February 11, 2018 10:00:00 PM UTC0:0|
|Description||“Progressive insurgents are launching challenges to Democratic members of Congress in some of the country’s bluest districts, sparked by deep frustration with the party establishment and anti-Trump anger. |
Most of the challengers are long shots at the moment. But some are putting a scare into entrenched incumbents, thanks to their muscular fundraising and a message of liberal disaffection on issues including Wall Street, criminal justice reform and single-payer health care.
Six veteran incumbents already face energetic primary challenges from younger candidates in New York and Massachusetts. In Illinois, two Chicago-based members are being targeted from the left.”
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