Midterm Update: 28-year-old Latina Defeats Establishment Democrat In Primary Upset

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Jun 27, 201818m
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Midterm Update: 28-year-old Latina Defeats Establishment Democrat In Primary Upset
Jun 27 '1818m
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In a stunning primary upset, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — a young socialist activist, woman of color and political newcomer — has unseated leading House Democratic Rep. Joe Crowley. Plus, analysis of other results from Tuesday's primaries. This episode: political reporter Asma Khalid, Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

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