Progressives Gain Steam as Ocasio-Cortez Leverages Historic Win to Back Other Insurgent Democrats

Julia Conley, staff writer
Progressive leaders are applauding the wave of left-wing victories in a number of Democratic primary races—and warning that centrist Democrats who dismiss the growing nationwide enthusiasm for candidates who refuse corporate money and support bold proposals like medicare for all, do so at at their own peril.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrated her victory in New York's 14th congressional district with supporters on June 26.

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