Rep. Joe Crowley (D.) of New York’s 11th Congressional District engaged in a Twitter back-and-forth with the district’s Democratic congressional nominee, self-described Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
A former New York Times executive director ripped her former paper for not thoroughly covering the campaign of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who upset long-term Rep. Joe Crowley (D., N.Y.) in a primary Tuesday.
Rep. Joe Crowley (D., N.Y.) was defeated in Tuesday’s Democratic primary for New York’s 14th Congressional District by Bronx native and Democratic Socialists of America member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Democratic lawmakers and aides say Rep. Joe Crowley’s (D., N.Y.) maneuvers to become the Democrats’ next House leader are no secret, despite his maintained stance that he has no such intention.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) has no plans to step down from her position atop the House Democratic caucus, despite a growing chorus calling for new leadership.