But others in the Democratic party say the candidates who won on Tuesday are progressive leaders in their own right, nominated to defy the president.
(I-Vt.) and Democratic U.S. House nominee came to this Great Plains state on Friday night to try to show that their brand of progressive populism can win over voters anywhere in the country.
In response, Ocasio-Cortez exclaimed "Oh!", paused, and said "I think that what I meant is the settlements that are increasing in some of these areas, in places where Palestinians are experiencing difficulty in access to their housing and homes".
"He, as a progressive, alone turned that seat from an impossible race to a flippable district", she said. But it didn't translate into victory.
The conservative host referenced Ocasio-Cortez's comments that Republicans aren't willing to debate, and said he wanted to ask her to "name an industry you would not nationalize; which ones should the government not run and why?". She would also become the state's first gay representative. Despite the mixed results, Ocasio-Cortez said she felt "really good" about the outcomes, describing the losses as a way to "move the needle forward" on the issues she prioritizes.
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Female candidates also had victories in several other national and state primaries. The battle between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 weakened them.
In the 8th District stretching from the northern Detroit suburbs to Lansing, former USA national security official Elissa Slotkin, a Detroit, moved on to face Republican Rep. Mike Bishop in what is expected to be a competitive general election. Ms. Ocasio-Cortez has the unfettered luxury of making all sorts of entitlement promises with no requirement of fiscal responsibility. He has trailed in recent polls.
After Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused Ben Shapiro of "catcalling" for challenging her to a debate, Twitter discovered Ocasio-Cortez also routinely challenged her Democratic opponent in New York's June primary to debate. "What we do know is that we are winning hearts, minds and an American consensus". "It's not very often that we overperform them in primary turnout, especially when you have equally competitive primaries on both sides". The incumbent, Mr. Joe Crowley, had been in office for a considerable number of years and was widely rumored to be a viable candidate to succeed Nancy Pelosi as Speaker should the Democrats take over the House majority following the midterms.
"The fact that there was so much more attention from the media and the electorate because the Libertarian party was participating in the primary". Said differently, every candidate has the responsibility to the voters to make public just what any and all major policy expenditures are expected to cost and how they will be paid for.