Jamaal Bowman

Vowing to Take on Corrupt System ‘That’s Literally Killing Us,’ Jamaal Bowman Jumps Out to 25-Point Lead Over Rep. Eliot Engel

Facing down millions of dollars in corporate dark money and an opponent backed by some of the biggest names in the Democratic establishment, progressive educator and former middle school principal Jamaal Bowman jumped out to a formidable lead Tuesday over hawkish 16-term incumbent Rep. Eliot Engel in the closely watched Democratic primary race in New …

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Corporate Interests Nervous as Progressive Democrats Surge Ahead of NY and Kentucky Primaries

Three progressive Democrats are poised for big, establishment shaking wins in Tuesday’s primary elections in New York and Kentucky, leading corporate interests and big money donors to pour millions into stopping a new wave of left-wing lawmakers from taking office. Jamaal Bowman and Mondaire Jones in New York and Charles Booker in Kentucky are each …

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“Stay in the Streets. It’s Working”: Two Weeks Into Racial Justice Protests, New York State Classifies Use of Chokeholds as Felony

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday urged Americans to stay the course in the massive protests which have been held in cities and towns across the U.S. for the past two weeks, pointing to New York State lawmakers passing long-awaited legislation to classify chokeholds as a felony as evidence the pressure is working. The Eric Garner …

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Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Jamaal Bowman’s Progressive Primary Challenge Against Longtime Rep. Eliot Engel

Praising Jamaal Bowman as a “profound community leader,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed the former middle school principal’s progressive challenge to longtime Democratic Rep. Eliot Engel on Wednesday evening, saying Bowman would help usher in a new era of people-focused leadership in Washington. “This moment requires renewed and revitalized leadership across the country AND at the …

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