FILE – In this June 22, 2016, file photo, Rep. Joe Crowley, D-NY speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans fending off questions about Russia and the trump campaign and dealing with an unpopular health care plan. But Democrats have yet to unite behind a clear, Central message, which will help you take advantage of your opponents are fighting. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, file)
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Rep. Joe Crowley, the Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, was thought by some as a future speaker of the house of representatives, suffered a shocking primary defeat in New York, 14th-houses-district.
Crowley’s vanquisher, the 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Bernie Sanders supporters-who has never held office, but has the endorsement of several left groups, including MoveOn and the Democratic socialists of America.
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