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Democratic Star Wins Primary She Never Entered

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez triumphs via write-in ballots in second NYC district

(Newser) - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stunned the political world last month when she upset longtime Democratic incumbent Joe Crowley in Queens. Now, she has managed to win a second primary in a neighboring district in the Bronx—in a race she never entered, reports the Daily News . Surprised? Ocasio-Cortez is, too. "Shockingly—... More »

GOP's Roemer Mounts Indie Run

He'll jump into fray with Americans Elect and Reform Party

(Newser) - A GOP candidate is dropping out of the presidential primary race—not that most people ever knew he was in it. Buddy Roemer is ending his long-shot GOP bid , and exchanging it for an even longer-shot independent bid, the former Louisiana governor announced today. "I have decided to take... More »

Tea Party, GOP Must Work Together

Third party challenges historically benefit those they oppose: Quayle

(Newser) - Watching the emergence of the Tea Party movement is giving Dan Quayle flashbacks—about Ross Perot. Perot's Reform Party siphoned off 19% of the votes in the 1992 presidential election, effectively denying the elder George Bush a second term. "There's a well-worn path of third-party movements in American history,... More »

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