Ocasio-Cortez's campaign framed Crowley's leadership position as a weakness, taking advantage of the anti-establishment fervor that has animated both Democrats and Republicans in recent years. -Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez " I think we need to look at the damaging legislative history of what we've done with our taxes", said Ocasio-Cortez. She also worked for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign.
A stunning upset win against a longtime Democratic incumbent in the NY primaries has many talking about a "Democratic Spring".
She is expected to win the blue district easily in November. Asked why she thought her message resonated with voters, Ocasio-Cortez said, "I think a lot of working-class Americans and voters here have been waiting for an unapologetic champion for economic, social and racial dignity in the United States".
Maybe it depends on where you're standing, but when the results came in for the Democratic primary in New York's 14 Congressional District, I could feel the earth move-and I'm writing this from London.
The Republican candidate for the office, Anthony Pappas, is running unopposed and had no primary. It sounded like a insane idea, but she said yes because Crowley hadn't faced a primary opponent in 14 years.
"Ocasio-Cortez responded to the tweet by quoting Pressley, "'The people closest to the pain should be closest to the power.' -@AyannaPressley. "She just has this energy that's so motivated and ready just to work and make things happen", Vahedi says.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a top Democrat who has a political action committee created to support women candidates, endorsed her opponent Mr Crowley.
Just two days before the primary, Ocasio-Cortez left her campaign in the hands of grassroots supporters and traveled to Texas to highlight her opposition to the Trump administration's separation of migrant families at the border with Mexico.
The political novice, who describes herself as a socialist Democrat, had huge grassroots support. She ran on a platform of Medicare for All, abolishing Ice and a federal jobs guarantee.
If Ocasio-Cortez defeats the Republican candidate, Anthony Pappas, in the predominantly Democratic district in November, she would dethrone Elise Stefanik, a Republican representative from central NY, as the youngest woman ever elected to Congress (Stefanik was 30 when she took office in 2015).
"It was clear that no one else was going to do it", she said.
Her stunning victory was no surprise to those who knew Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during her years as a student at Boston University.
President Donald Trump blasted Crowley, a fellow Queens native who has been a harsh critic.
Since telling her supporters in weekend remarks that they should harass officials in Trump's government wherever they appear in public, Trump has made Waters, a California congresswoman, a centerpiece of his attacks. "This is a unique race in many, many ways". Not anymore. You can't wave the progressive flag, as Crowley had begun to, and vote for the Iraq War, the Patriot Act, and take gobs of cash from Wall Street. Who's the new leader?
In Colorado, the seat for governor is open and Democratic Rep. Jared Polis will represent the party in November against Republican victor Walker Stapleton. "Through frequent conversations with her, it didn't take long for me to agree".
Variety pulled straight from the AP's book: "U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley defeated by young challenger in Democratic primary in NY".
South Korea , who have won only one of their last 11 World Cup fixtures, reached the knockout phase most recently in 2010. He hit the ball low past goalkeeper Jo Hyeon-woo after collecting a pass from Hirving Lozano .
Barring a change,"you take what Major League Baseball does, trust that and live with it", said Blue Jays manager John Gibbons. Osuna appeared this season in just 15 games prior to his arrest and posted nine saves and an ERA of 2.93.
With plenty of points to be won and lost, the title race is still very much on and Arsenal will be confident of bridging the gap. Defensively, Arsenal have improved since Shkodran Mustafi joined the club in the summer but there is still room for improvement.
Legendary singer Anita Baker and Marvel-Disney blockbuster 'Black Panther , received massive recognitions at the 2018 BET awards . At the 2018 BET Awards , she chose to tone things down, opting for a midi-length dress with a flattering sweetheart neckline.
Croatia has no pressure in its match against Iceland , which must win its final Group D game in Rostov-on-Don to advance. A draw between those sides and and an Iceland win means it's down to the tiebreakers again between Nigeria and Iceland .
Female Rebel BBL starts their season from the 9th f December, which is 10 days earlier from the male season of KFC BBL games. Fans of cricket across the world can see the online stream at the official Australian cricket website, and throw its app.
Even if you're not insane about sports, the World Cup often brings out the best stories of compassion and global peace. Russia's place in the round of 16 will be assured if Uruguay wins or draws against the Saudis on Wednesday.
Reports claim that he resembled someone in a video featuring the sister of a gang member having sex with another person. Surveillance video footage from outside the store released to the public shows the moment the horrific scene unfolds.
He worked out for the Lakers on June 3 and again Monday, during a session that was held out of the view of reporters. The Lakers were the second-worst 3-point shooting team in the National Basketball Association last season.
Most notable of those was the sweatshirt Mitchell wore to a game with the definition of the word "rookie" on the front. In the playoffs Simmons was exposed by the Celtics for his inability to make and take mid-range and three-point shots.
James didn't attend the show in Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport amid frenzied speculation about his future. Rudy Gobert took home Defensive Player of the Year after helping the Utah Jazz get a fifth seed in the playoffs.
Harley-Davidson said it will not raise its prices to avert " an immediate and lasting detrimental impact " on sales in Europe. The company has assembly plants in the United States, India and Brazil, and will open a new plant in Thailand in the summer.
Merkel presses over migration as 'European solution' fails
The CSU has given her till early next month to come up with a compromise; most Germans presently believe she will fail to do so. Migrants mostly stay in arrival countries like Greece and Italy or wealthy Germany where they try start a new life.