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‘Gatekeeper Mentality’ of DCCC Blacklist Adding to Divisions Within Democratic Party | Common Dreams News

Democrats like Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (l) and Ayanna Pressley (c) are fed up with the DCCC blacklist.

The new policy will most likely block candidates seeking to follow in the footsteps of Ms. Pressley, who is black, and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, who is of Puerto Rican descent, both of whom defeated veteran white male Democrats last year, Michael Capuano and Joseph Crowley.

The Democrats aren’t the progressive party they make out they are when they behave like Republicans (ODT)

via ‘Gatekeeper Mentality’ of DCCC Blacklist Adding to Divisions Within Democratic Party | Common Dreams News