The Group That Helped Elect AOC Has Its First 2020 Democratic Lawmaker Target

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Justice Democrats, the progressive insurgent group that recruited and helped elect Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), has found its first Democratic primary challenger to support during the 2020 cycle.

The group is supporting immigration and human rights attorney Jessica Cisneros in her attempt to unseat Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) in Texas’ 28th Congressional District. Cisneros formally launched her campaign on Thursday with a platform of ending family separation, Medicare for All, the Green New Deal and a rejection of all corporate PAC and lobbyist contributions.

“Our congressman claims to be a Democrat, but he’s voted with Trump nearly 70 percent of the time,”

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