Defeated Dem Leader Crowley Might Be Mounting A 3rd Party Run, Ocasio-Cortez Warns

Zero Hedge | 7/12/2018 | Staff
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Democratic socialist wunderkind Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is worried that her former opponent, Rep. Joe Crowley, the chairman of the House Democratic caucus, isn't going to simply stand back and allow her to unseat him in November.

In a tweet sent Thursday, Ocasio-Cortez warned her followers that Crowley is mounting "a third party challenge against me and the Democratic Party - and against the will of @NYWFP".

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She then asked her supporters to donate so she can combat the flood of "dark money" that she (rightly) suspects might follow.

That's the New York Working Families Party, an independent party that is influential in New York State politics, where the party has become associated with progressive issues on what was, until Ocasio-Cortez's stunning primary victory, believed to be the far left flank of the Democratic Party (that was before leftists associated with the Democratic Socialists of America started openly endorsing communism).

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The issue, as is explained in the New York Times article tweeted by Ocasio, is that Crowley won the WFP primary, so his name is expected to appear under their ballot line. Crowley could choose to have his name removed from the WFP line, as is customary in the state when the WFP candidate doesn't match the Democratic candidate. Yet, Crowley has repeatedly declined to...
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