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Anti-Labor Democrat Holds Off Challenge From ‘Texan AOC’
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Anti-Labor Democrat Holds Off Challenge From ‘Texan AOC’

AREDO, Tex.—Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Tex.), who last month denounced “union bosses” after voting against landmark labor-rights legislation, narrowly survived a challenge in the Mar. 3 primary from Jessica Cisneros, a 26-year-old immigration lawyer often compared to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of Queens. Cuellar, 64, won by about 2,800 votes, taking 52% of the ballots, according to…

AOC Backs Green New Deal for Public Housing to Create More Good Union Jobs
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AOC Backs Green New Deal for Public Housing to Create More Good Union Jobs

An estimated 360 people attended the Green New Deal for Public Housing Town Hall hosted by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Woodside, Queens over the weekend.  The legislation that was introduced last month, not only intends to make the 1.2 million public housing complexes across the country green, but to provide good union jobs for…