Stunning upset victory for progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Last night we saw a bold progressive and one of my fellow Justice Democrats and Brand New Congress candidates, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, take a double-digit win in a race that the establishment politicians and the media declared she had no chance for victory. Her opponent, Joe Crowley, chair of the House Democratic Caucus, is a powerful establishment incumbent who out-raised her 10 to 1. This is more proof that our grassroots campaign that connects people through progressive policies and a commitment to listening to the members of every community will defeat the big-spending and uninspiring establishment politics. That was Alexandria's strategy and that is what we've been doing since last May.

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(Photos from #BrandNewSummit, Nov. 2017)