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Omar Anti-Semitism Vote Sets Stage for Pelosi-AOC Showdown

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar addresses a Capitol Hill rally to push for defunding ICE. In the background, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rep. Rashida Tlaib lend their support. (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)

By | Tuesday, 05 March 2019 07:55 PM

Democrats' chances of winning in 2020 could hinge on a vote taking place Wednesday that threatens to ignite an internal power struggle between the party’s young socialist firebrands led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and its older establishment liberals led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

The House vote will indirectly condemn anti-Semitic remarks by Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. The vote also could expose divisions, sow disunity, and damage Democrats’ chances of winning in 2020, pundits warn.

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Democrats chances of winning in 2020 could hinge on a vote taking place Wednesday that threatens to ignite an internal power struggle between the party's young socialist firebrands led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and its older establishment liberals led by Speaker Nancy...
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