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Ocasio-Cortez is recruiting a Democratic challenger to Hakeem Jeffries
The New York Post ^ | December 18, 2018 | Nikki Schwab

Posted on 01/29/2019 10:14:00 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) hasn’t taken office yet, but she’s already looking to take out fellow Democrat Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), according to a report Tuesday.

Ocasio-Cortez, who shocked the political world when she defeated veteran Queens Rep. Joseph Crowley, said last month she’d support challenges to Democrats who are not as left-leaning as their constituents.

Politico reported that she’s recruited an African-American woman to challenge Jeffries in 2020.

A source told the news website that running a primary rival to Jeffries, who represents parts of Brooklyn and Queens, was the “highest priority” for Ocasio-Cortez.

Jeffries was recently elected the No. 5 Democrat in the House and is considered one of the party’s rising stars.

But in his leadership race, a campaign donation from Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) to Ocasio-Cortez became part of a whispering campaign that was used to attack Lee, a progressive...

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TOPICS: California; New York; Vermont; Campaign News; Parties; U.S. Congress
KEYWORDS: anotheraocthread; aoc; barbaralee; berniesanders; brooklyn; california; crowley; hakeemjeffries; jeffries; joecrowley; josephcrowley; newyork; nikkischwab; ocasiocortez; politico; queens; rentfree; rentfreeonfr; vermont
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
Lee was caught sending secrets to Cuba in the 1980’s .
She needs to be being bars .
21 posted on 01/30/2019 4:46:17 AM PST by ncalburt (Gop DC Globalists out themselveking/its population here and Canada)
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To: Pontiac

“It is generally not considered good form to attack your allies’

I guess a lot of the Republicans didn’t get this memo.


22 posted on 01/30/2019 6:27:35 AM PST by originalbuckeye ('In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act'- George Orwell.)
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To: odawg

She’s imploding faster than that nut-job of yesteryear, Alan Grayson.


23 posted on 01/30/2019 9:16:18 AM PST by mywholebodyisaweapon (Thank God for President Trump.)
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To: mywholebodyisaweapon
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24 posted on 01/30/2019 9:18:21 AM PST by timestax
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