Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.), who was sworn into Congress for the first time less than two weeks ago, is already facing scrutiny from some Democratic senators who say her views don’t represent those of their constituents.
Former Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) has joined MSNBC and NBC News as a political analyst.
Some congressional Democrats are already frustrated with upstart freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s tendency to butt heads with members of her own party, according to a number of lawmakers and aides.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.) said in a recent interview that he believes Democrats need to start going on Fox News, saying that they “have to go into that arena.”
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) says it was the “spectacle” created by Senate Democrats during their crusade to stop Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court that hurt her reelection campaign.
Outgoing Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.), who lost her seat to GOP challenger Josh Hawley in this year’s midterm election, condemned the Democratic Party in an interview released Friday for abandoning moderates and demanding “purity.”
Losing Democratic politicians say they can finally tell the truth now that they are “freed from the constraints” of needing the support of their constituents.
Republican Josh Hawley was declared the winner over Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill in one of the most closely watched senate races of the cycle.