Pro-life Democratic congressman — one of the few remaining — loses Democratic primary in Illinois to progressive
TheBlaze -

One of the few remaining pro-life Democrats in Congress lost his primary to a candidate backed by the progressive group Justice Democrats — the same organization that backed New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in 2018, among others.

Who was it? Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.), a member of the Blue Dog coalition in the House that consists of centrist Democrats, lost to Marie Newman, a progressive candidate who first ran unsuccessfully in 2018.

LIpinski was running for his ninth term in...

Read this story at

Loading...

Related Articles