Cori Bush Defeats William Lacy Clay in a Show of Progressive Might

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The upset of the veteran congressman from St. Louis sent tremors though the Democratic establishment in Missouri and Washington, D.C.
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Activist Cori Bush Ousts 20-Year US Rep. Clay in Missouri
Activist Cori Bush Ousts 20-Year US Rep. Clay in Missouri Bush defeated longtime Rep. William Lacy Clay in Missouri’s Democratic primary on Tuesday. Cori Bush, via press conference Her victory puts an end to a political dynasty that has lasted more than half a century, with Clay’s father, Bill, holding the seat for 32 years before retiring in 2000. Bush got her start as a protest leader following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson in 2014. Her win essentially secures her a seat in Congress to represent the heavily-Democratic St. Louis area.

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