Archiv: Cori Bush


10.08.2020 - 06:00 [ People for Bernie / Twitter ]

.@JamaalBowmanNY DID NOT COME TO PLAY: „Bernie, if the Democratic establishment didn’t gang up on you and jump you, you would have been the nominee for the Democratic Party. You out-raised everyone. They had to jump you in order to beat you. So I just want to say that.“

(06.08.2020)

05.08.2020 - 18:29 [ LA Times ]

Once homeless, now poised for the House: Protest leader ousts veteran Missouri congressman

Bush’s primary win essentially guarantees her a seat in Congress representing the heavily Democratic St. Louis area. Missouri’s 1st Congressional District has been represented by Clay or his father for a half-century. Bill Clay served 32 years before retiring in 2000. William Lacy Clay, 64, was elected that year.

Clay didn’t face a serious challenger until Bush.

05.08.2020 - 18:26 [ Mother Jones ]

Black Lives Matter Activist Cori Bush Defeats Corporate-Backed Democratic Congress Member

In a stunning upset, Black Lives Matter activist Cori Bush has defeated 10-term incumbent Rep. Lacy Clay in the Democratic primary for Missouri’s 1st Congressional District, according to the Associated Press. Bush, a minister and registered nurse, has been heavily involved in protests against police violence since the 2014 Ferguson protests